Call for Artists for the 2024 Watertown Arts Market

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The following announcement was provided by the Watertown Arts Market:

The Watertown Business Coalition is delighted to announce the fourth annual Watertown Arts Market will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2024, from 12-5 p.m., location is TBD. This celebratory event brings together an abundance of artists, arts and cultural organizations, and arts- and culture-related businesses based in or serving Watertown. More information is available at

About the Watertown Arts Market

The Watertown Arts Market is a free, family-friendly, outdoor event that features a diverse selection of artists, authors, creatives, musicians, arts and culture organizations, and businesses who serve Watertown. Attendees can wander through the Market, learning about the artistic and cultural offerings in Watertown. The event will feature live performances and artist demonstrations. Art and other goods will be available for purchase. 

The Watertown Business Coalition is honored to partner with the City of Watertown and our tremendous community of Watertown artists to bring Watertown the 4th Annual Watertown Arts Market,” says Watertown Business Coalition Co-President, Doug Orifice.

“In 2021, we wanted to provide an opportunity to show our community the resilience of our local artists and creatives, and to celebrate the numerous talents and experiences available to Watertown residents. The excitement, support, and attendance for ‘WAM 2021’ exceeded all of our expectations and showed that a community event like the Watertown Arts Market builds connections among our artists and residents. It’s crucial to us that this event is free to the public, so that all may join in the celebration and support Watertown arts and culture.”

Calling All Local Artists

We would love to have you join us for this event! Local artists of all media, nonprofit arts and culture organizations, and arts and culture businesses are invited to host a table at the Watertown Arts Market from 12-5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2024.

The Watertown Arts Market is committed to including a diverse range of arts and culture offerings across mediums and cultures. Participation is $10 for individual artists, $20 for nonprofit organizations, and $30 for arts and cultural businesses. If you are interested in learning more, or would like to register, please visit or email for more information.

Registration for artists, nonprofits, and businesses is open through July 15, 2024, although we kindly request that you please register to express your interest as soon as possible. 

Grant Recognition

The Watertown Business Coalition is honored to announce that the Watertown Arts Market is funded in part by the generous support of the Watertown Cultural Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council as well as many local donors and sponsors.

The Watertown Arts Market Committee

The Watertown Arts Market is organized by Kristen Kenny (Chair), Liz Helfer, Angelica Potter, Monica Sabia, Connie Henry, Doug Orifice, Vicky Sax, Natalie Watanabe, Anne Schafer, Anita Roy Dobbs, Marilyn Salvas, and Beth Taylor.

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