SummerFest Submissions are open until JULY 16TH! Download the prospectus here or pick one up at the Blackford County Arts Center to learn more about submission.  

The Blackford County Arts Center of Arts Place announces the opening of their 2021 SummerFest Juried Art Show. The exhibit will feature artwork by Indiana artists and will be available to the public from July 26th through September 9th. The artwork will be juried by Kathryn Armstrong, Executive Director of the Columbus Area Arts Council in Columbus, Indiana. The public is invited to the opening reception of the 2021 SummerFest Juried Art Show at the art center on Friday, July 30 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Awards will be presented at 6:30 p.m.

The Blackford County Arts Center will also be open to the public on Saturday, July 31st, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

The Blackford County Arts Center of Arts Place is located at 107 West Washington Street, Hartford City, Indiana. For more information contact Amy Day, 765-348-4154, or

Regular Blackford County Arts Center hours are: Monday 3:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Tuesday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Wednesday 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., and Thursday 3:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., as well as every second Saturday of the month, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.