Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair

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Welcome to the 57th Annual Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair!

Set against the backdrop of the Illinois Old State Capitol building, art lovers find the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair to be the jewel of the Midwest. This tradition of fine art has brought artists and shoppers from across the country flocking to downtown Springfield’s two-day outdoor art gallery for over 50 years. Free to the public, the juried fair is dedicated to top quality and media variety, keeping the more than 30,000 eager buyers coming back each year.

In addition to a premium fair with many amenities, the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair boasts $15,000 in artist awards, a catered evening Artist and Patron party, a unique Children’s Tent to encourage the young collector, a food court and live music.

Please discover your success at the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair!


New this year! communityART&SOUL is an inclusive experience at the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair. The section lining Washington Street, just west of 5th Street, is devoted to local art organizations. Their booths showcase and explain the extraordinary offerings available to our community such as classes, shows, programs, and events. Please visit the new community row to learn about these remarkable groups and their unique specialties that are right here in Springfield!