Join us for Taste of the Arts Festival 2021
Saturday, August 28, 2021

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.

Taste of the Arts is an activity of Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne. Arts United is a local arts agency serving the 12 counties of Northeast Indiana through fundraising, grantmaking, business services, arts campus coordination, community development, and advocacy.

VOLUNTEER

Help make this festival a great experience – volunteer!

Volunteer at the festival
Saturday, August 28, 2021: times vary

RESTAURANTS

Food and drink vendors: Participate in Taste of the Arts Festival 2021!

Participate on-site at the festival
Saturday, August 28, 2021: 11am-7pm

Booths will be both at Arts Campus Fort Wayne and Promenade Park for on-site participation, serving samples and more!

Food and drink vendors: Participate in Taste of the Arts Festival 2021!

Participate in Taste à la cARTe at your brick-and-mortar store
Saturday, August 22, 2021 through Tuesday, August 31, 2021

A new addition to Taste of the Arts 2021, Taste à la cARTe is designed to encourage our local eateries to participate in the festival by offering special menu items in the 10 days surrounding the Taste of the Arts live festival. Your special menu items can include art-themed cocktails, limited-time appetizers, breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Be creative! This off-site option lets you participate at your brick-and-mortar store.

NIPSCO STEAM PARK

NIPSCO

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Park offers hands-on activities by area organizations for kids! Booths will be located in Freimann Square, and at-home activities will be offered online!

For more information, contact Megan Flohr at Megan.Flohr@cityoffortwayne.org

THE ART MARKET

Held Card Art

Artists and makers: Participate in Taste of the Arts Festival 2021!

Participate on-site at the festival
Saturday, August 28, 2021: 11am-7pm

The Art Market is presented by Artlink on Main St. between Barr St. and Lafayette St.

2021 Steering Committee

Ashley Adams
YLNI Farmers Market

Carolyn Bean
Arts United

Chris Cleaver
Arts United

Heather Closson
Arts United

Brian Ernsberger
Arts United

Megan Flohr
City of Fort Wayne

Coby Hanna-Butler
Arts United

Luke Holliger
Arts United

John C. Kelty
Fort Wayne Artists Guild

Matt Kuntz
Arcpoint Productions

Kim McCutchan
Downtown Improvement District

Sandra McGill
Fort Wayne Artists Guild

Julia Meek
Northeast Indiana Public Radio

Susan Mendenhall
Arts United

Miriam Morgan
Arts United

Rachelle Reinking
Arts United

Pat Roller
Arts United

Anna Ross
Audiences Unlimited

Dan Ross
Arts United

Lynette Scott
Artlink

Thad Tegtmeyer
Sweetwater

Erin Tomlinson
Arts United

Emily Uphoff
Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Susan Wenger
Fort Wayne Artists Guild

Volunteer

Arts United works with an all-volunteer committee to plan and produce the annual Taste of the Arts Festival. Registration for volunteer positions during the festival will appear as it’s available.

For more information on these volunteer opportunities, please call (260) 424-0646.

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.