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Holiday Art Fair

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The holidays are here and that means it's time to go shopping for the ones you love! You can find several great items at this year's Holiday Art Fair at the Madison Museum of Contemporary ARt.

The 42nd annual event will run November 16, 2012 through November 18, 2012. You'll see new and returning exhibitors, features, and entertainers, including hand-crafted apparel from Beauxchênes Fibre Arts, confections from Door County Wildwood Market, and performances by Quartessence String Quartet--this year's fair promises to engage all of the senses. Shoppers will also enjoy the return of favorite traditions such as the Friday preview luncheon, silent auction, Gourmet Gallery, Rediscovered Art & Treasures Sale, and performances by local arts organizations.
 
This year's fair will again take place throughout the beautiful architectural spaces of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Overture Center for the Arts. Over 80 exhibitors will participate, including more than 70 artists and a number of gourmet food vendors from Wisconsin. Exhibiting artists will travel to the fair from throughout the Midwest.

If you're interested in attending the Holiday Art Fair, doors open at 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The Fair will be open from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. on Sunday.   Admission to the fair costs $5.00, but children under 12 are free.

The Holiday Art Fair is a key fundraiser for the museum, the fair supports MMoCA's free exhibitions and education programs year-round. On Friday, Katie Kazan, from MMoCA's joined the Wake Up crew to talk about this year's exhibitors and show off some of the great things you can see.

 

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