Returns July 23-24, 2021 in downtown Chelsea, MI

The Sounds & Sights Festival will return in 2021.  Please follow our news,  Facebook, and Instagram for updates.

The Sounds & Sights Festival Art Market returns by popular demand with a hip, contemporary edge. Seize modern culture at this event featuring some of the region’s top makers, collectors, performers and creative boundary pushers.

The Art Market coincides with the 44th annual Sounds & Sights Festival on July 23rd and 24th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The two-day festival draws over 15,000 visitors annually and features national and regional live music acts, local food and brew, an annual public sculpture exhibition, chalk art contest, car show and activities for the entire family.

Get Involved in 2021 Art Market

Interested in selling your art and demonstrating your craft at this years 'Market? Apply in January 2021! Application deadline is TBD, and selected participants are notified by TBD. Booth fee is $100 and the benefits are endless. Demonstrations are desired but not required.

Performers sought!!

Interested in putting on a crowd-drawing show, interacting with the audience, rapidly producing free-to-the-public art goodies, and/or an overall showcase of how COOL the contemporary arts are?! Then contact the event Coordinator at [email protected], directly. Compensation is available and negotiable for your time and supplies. Don't miss out, we WANT YOU!


Call for Artist Press Release



Modern summer art market in Chelsea, Michigan during the Sounds & Sights Festival weekend of July 23-24, 2021. 

A Look Back at the 2019 Art Market

Map of Artists and Collections

Download the 2019 Art Market Flier

2019 Art MarketFeatured Performance Artists

2019 Art Market Vendors

The Art Market is back for 2020!

We have big plans for the Chelsea Art Market, so please stop back to see the latest updates!

Questions? Please contact [email protected]