UICA Holiday Artists Market 

Carleigh Courey Selling Handmade Paper Goods at the UICA Holiday Artists Market

About the Market

Vendor Selling Goods at the UICA Holiday Artists Market

The 30th Annual Holiday Artists Market Presented by Steelcase
Sat, Dec 01, 2018

Shop for beautifully crafted gifts and goods from dozens of regional artists, including jewelry, home goods, fine art, holiday cards, accessories, and toys. Enjoy live music and local food and beverage vendors while you shop for handmade gifts for your friends and family. Support regional artists by shopping locally this holiday season.

See a list of vendors, artists, and makers, and other event details, here.

Steelcase Town Hall
901 44th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49508
10:00am-5:00pm
Admission and parking are both FREE at this one-day event.

 


Holiday Artists Market FAQ

Is there an admission fee?
Admission to the Holiday Artists’ Market is FREE for everyone.

Is the venue accessible for people with disabilities?
Absolutely, and stroller accessible, too.

What kind of vendors should I expect to see?
Beautifully crafted handmade art, gifts and goods from dozens of regional artists, including jewelry, ceramics, letterpress, home goods, fine art, holiday cards, accessories, and toys.

Are credit cards accepted?
The Market vendors conduct their own transactions. Most vendors will accept credit cards, but we always recommend bringing cash just in case. There is not an ATM on site.

Are there food and beverages at the venue?
Yes! We always strive to have a variety of food and beverages on site. 

Can I volunteer to help at this event?
Absolutely!  Please email katherinew@uica.org

 

When is the Holiday Artists’ Market?
The first weekend in December.

Where is the Holiday Artists’ Market?
Steelcase Town Hall
901 44th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Why did the market move from the UICA building?
As big as UICA is, our ongoing exhibitions led to space constraints last year that limited us to 40 vendors. In order to continue showing exhibitions on all four floors, and invite more artists to participate, we needed more room for the Market. When Steelcase generously offered the Town Hall space, we were happy to accept. We hope that all of UICA’s guests will attend the Holiday Artists’ Market, and still enjoy UICA’s December exhibitions, gift shop, and movies.

Where can I park?
Parking is FREE and will be well marked on the east side of Steelcase town hall.  Entrance is off of 44th street.

Ceramic Goods sold at the UICA Holiday Artists Market

Makers, Shops, and Vendors!
 

Applications for artists closed August 10, 2018. Join UICA’s eNews list below to receive notification when applications for next year's Holiday Artists Market opens in the spring of 2020.