Festival of the Arts

Inverness Festival of the Arts

Since 1971
Estimated attendance: 4,000
November 3-4, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days
1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, Florida
(352) 341-7820

Citrus County’s longest running juried art show gets a new look in 2018 with more fine art exhibits and a new layout on Courthouse Square. The art show is free to attend and has free parking. Enjoy a wide range of fine art from watercolors, oil paintings, photography and mixed media. New this year, Chalk Art Exhibit, more live music and the Inverness Plein Air Competition.

Fine Art Judges for the 2018 Show

Thomas Prestopnik (bio coming soon)

Thomas Gilbert (bio coming soon)

Registration Opportunities

Festival of the Arts Exhibitor Application PDF
Festival of the Arts Exhibitor Application on Zapp
Plein Air Competition
Inverness Chalk Challenge

More Awards in 2018

Total of $6,000 in art awards available this year!

  • Best of Show $2500
  • Judges Award $1000
  • Awards of Excellence 1 $500
  • Awards of Excellence 2 $500
  • Awards of Excellence 3 $500
  • Awards of Distinction 1 $200
  • Awards of Distinction 2 $200
  • Awards of Distinction 3 $200
  • Awards of Distinction 4 $200
  • Awards of Distinction 5 $200


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