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Expo for Independent Arts
Date Saturday September 26
Time 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
The Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park. We'll be nestled beautifully between the CalAcademy of Sciences and the deYoung Museum
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorJessica Brown
Emailjessicab [at]
We think of The Expo for Independent Arts as a giant Show and Tell for art, music, performance and culture projects to engage with the public, gain recognition and hopefully new audiences and supporters.
With up to 200 exhibiting art organizations, our Annual Performance Showcase, a live mural project and sculpture garden.
In this, our 10th year, we want to show that despite a troubled economy Independent Art continues to thrive in The Bay Area.
There's still time to sign up to be invovled, or just come to have fun and network!
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Aug 11th, 2009 1:09 PM
§The 10th Annual Expo for Indy Arts
by Jessica Brown Tuesday Aug 11th, 2009 1:03 PM
The Bay Area's only grassroots festival for independent arts, music, and culture

The annual Expo for Independent Arts is a unique grassroots connection fair for Bay Area artists, musicians, educators, administrators, and fans.
It's the only event of its kind - each year the Expo brings together more
than 100 galleries, radio stations, recording studios, performance
troupes, schools, non-profits, small businesses, and service groups to
meet the community, share resources, and cultivate the arts from the
grassroots up.

Please Join Us!
This is an open invitation to arts groups (including film, visual,
performance, dance, multi-media, and music), youth organizations,
collectives, galleries, venues & spaces, publishers, educators,
nonprofits, community groups, publishers, local labels, and small
businesses to table at the Expo, meet each other, and build strong
community links. As always, tables are just $25 for small nonprofits and
community groups. Workshop, performance, and exhibit proposals are also

Your registration fee also includes the following Expo membership
privileges: Free and discount workshops, website and email listserv
postings, and more.

Space is limited - note these DEADLINES
We have space for about 200 exhibitors at this year's Expo.
* * Register TODAY at to secure your spot
* * Register before August 1 for big discounts!
* * Register before September 1 to avoid late-registration fees.

Great New Venue!
This year we bring our much beloved and bustling community arts festival
to the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park. We'll be nestled beautifully
between the California Academy of Sciences and the DeYoung Museum.
Exhibitors will be grouped by arts discipline/focus in attractive
"Groves", and guests will receive event guides that will list exhibitors'
names and locations. For our TENTH ANNIVERSARY we are celebrating our
theme "Art Works when Artists Work - Creativity - Culture - Community"
with an incredible line-up of performers, a live mural project and
sculpture garden, food concession and outdoor lounge area, and an expected
attendance rate in the thousands - our biggest bash yet!

The Expo is a volunteer-powered labor of love that serves the entire
community. Volunteering is also a great way to get involved in local arts
and meet new people.
If you are interested in being part of this year's Expo, contact us at
expo_info [at]

Who we are:
We have changed our name but not our mission: Over the past nine years,
the Expo has come to serve an extremely wide variety of community-based
art and expression. At Independent Arts & Media we empower, educate, and
incubate our robust community of artists and media makers; our partners
span the spectrum from the literary to the visual, from performance to
multimedia, from independent creators to cultural collectives. THE EXPO
FOR INDEPENDENT ARTS represents this greater diversity, and all the
cultural opportunity that makes this such a unique event.

We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


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