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September 11 & 12, 2021 YES! IN PERSON! – on MAG Grounds

For more than 60 years, the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival has been Rochester’s biggest art festival and MAG’s largest annual fundraiser and celebration of artists. We are looking forward to returning to an in-person festival this year. The Festival will run 10 am-5 pm on both days.

New York State guidelines for festivals and events change frequently. We will wait until the end of July to plan the details of the festival and will announce our festival format to artists and the public in early August. Most likely, some things will be different, but most importantly, Clothesline will still be the place to browse and buy amazing art. It is our goal to offer this experience while making safety a primary consideration.

Please watch this page for our early August announcement with details. Artists who are LISTED HERE [PDF] are already accepted and plan to be at the festival. There are slightly over 300 artists. We are holding at this number to allow for spacing between booths if required.

If you are an artist and still want to apply, please do so. Additional accepted artists will be added to a wait-list and can join the festival as space permits.

The M&T Bank Clothesline Festival artist application is still open! 

Only during M&T Bank Clothesline Festival

MAG Member Special | Save $15 on membership | September 11 and 12, 2021

Special pricing will become available during the M&T Bank Clothesline Online Festival beginning 10 am on Saturday, September 11 and ending at midnight on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Available online or in person at the MAG Admissions Desk. Student and Out-of-Town memberships are not eligible for this promotion. UR Employee memberships are 50% off for Individual and Family memberships – year-round!