Taste of the Arts


Taste of the Arts Festival celebrates and supports the rich diversity of arts and cultural experiences in our vibrant community. The festival is open to all, providing access to art without cost.

Join us at the 2019 Taste of the Arts Festival to get a taste of Fort Wayne art, culture, food, drinks and more! The festival takes place on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24 at Arts Campus Fort Wayne (300 E Main Street).

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Taste of the Arts Planning Committee

Dan Ross, Arts United
Susan Mendenhall, Arts United
Miriam Morgan, Arts United
Chris Cleaver, Arts United
Kim McCutchan, Motorists Insurance
Julia Meek, WBOI
Luke Holliger, Arts United
Mitchell Swafford, Arts United
Carolyn Bean, Arts United
Patricia Roller, Arts United
Kaitlyn Rulton, Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Emily Uphoff, Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Maddie Miller, Artlink
Rachelle Reinking, Arts United
Heather Closson, Arts United
Brian Ernsberger, Arts United
Thad Tegtmeyer, Sweetwater
Jen Lock, Sweetwater
Jonathan Martin, Arts United
Whitney Mansfield, Arts United
Megan Flohr, City of Fort Wayne
Ashley Wagner, YLNI Farmers Market                                                                                                Sandra McGill, Fort Wayne Artists Guild                                                                                            Susan Wenger, Fort Wayne Artists Guild


Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne is a private, non-profit organization permitted temporary exclusive control of the designated location(s) for the Taste of the Arts Festival. Taste of the Arts is a family-friendly event, and the registered participants are expected to provide content that is suitable for all community members. The artistic and intellectual content provided by performers, visual artists, patrons and other participants during this event does not necessarily reflect the views of Arts United. Acknowledging the pivotal role that art has played in our nation’s historic right to free speech, Arts United has published a Free Speech policy.