Art on Main Fine Arts Festival

Saturday, June 3rd & Sunday, June 4th, 2023

The Canton Art on Main Fine Arts Festival returns this year on Saturday, June 3rd, 9:00am – 4:30pm and Sunday, June 4th, 9:00am – 3:00pm in downtown Jones Park for its 10th year!  

For this 10th Anniversary festival, presented by Canton Main Street, 31 professional artists will be featured! Out of those 31 artists, 7 are new artists to the festival!  Categories being represented at the festival, with awards, include painting/drawing, jewelry, glass, photography, clay/ceramics, textiles, sculpture, mixed media and wood.  The Art on Main Fine Arts Festival is a juried show, and an Art on Main committee, which is made up of artists, art patrons, designers and other volunteers, review work submitted for consideration.

Visitors to this two-day festival may view and purchase artwork from the 31 featured artists. Music by local musicians, kid’s art activities, silent auction, food vendors, and wine may be enjoyed as well. Spoon River Junction Winery, will be offering for purchase glasses of their wine. Food Vendors include Deadwood BBQ, The Lunch Wagon, Young’s Popcorn Heaven, Behr Necessities Custom Cakes & Pastries, and Eats on the Street. Local Musicians will play on Saturday, June 3rd from 11:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday, June 4th from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Admission to the festival is free!

The Canton Art on Main Fine Arts Festival receives significant support from the City of Canton, CEFCU, CFC Properties, Edward Jones – Rusty Melhouse, Edward Jones – Maggie Connell, Walmart, State Farm – Chuck Taylor, and Charlie & Barbara Luthy. This project is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts & the Two Rivers Arts Council. Other sponsors include: Town & Country Insurance Agency, Youth Acres, Brooks and Mary Ellen Carver, Ipava State Bank, John & Bobbie McCarthy , Bank of Farmington, Monical’s Pizza of Canton, Kiesewetter Insurance Agency, Linn Lanes , Bill & Judy Leitze, Ron & Cheryl Bielema, Larry & Diane Nelson, MidAmerica National Bank, Lambda Chi Omega Sorority, Jim Maloof Realtors Canton, Bill & Jane Buckley , Lozier Oil Company, Inc. , Don & Connie Heller, Dana Smith, Gary & Susan Barnhart, Doug & Gayle Blodgett, Cari Blodgett, Sarah & Bradley Beam, Crawford’s Home Furnishings, Jim Maloof Realtors, Oak-Hines Funeral Home, Orwig Autobody, Inc., and Roland Pettit.

Canton Art on Main
Downtown Jones Park
Saturday, June 3rd, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Sunday, June 4th, 9:00am – 3:00pm