Arts and Crafts Show
Celebrate Spring at the Michigan State University Arts & Crafts Show!
Mark your calendar or the 51st Michigan State University Spring Arts & Crafts Show on May 16 & 17, 2015! This year's show will boast more than 300 artisans from across the nation and offer something for everyone!
The show will take place on the grounds of the MSU Union, near the corner of Grand River Avenue and Abbott Road in East Lansing. The show hours are Saturday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Admissions to the show is FREE!
Parking is available on campus or guest shoppers can be dropped off on West Circle Drive via the Collingwood entrance to campus. The Grand River Parking Ramp is also open! In addition, a CATA bus route is available for 50 cents round trip. Spartan Catering Food Tent, MSU Dairy Store Ice Cream and restrooms are available on-site.
If you are joining us from out of town, there are several local lodging facilities and please refer to our Lodging Options Page.
The Michigan State University Arts & Crafts Show is one of the largest arts and crafts shows in the state. This year's show includes many returning favorites as well as brand new artists. There will be a broad range of vendors selling handmade items, including candles, furniture, jewelry, home and yard decor, aromatherapy, clothing, children's toys, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture and much more!
The University Activities Board annually sponsors two arts and crafts shows at the MSU Union. The Holiday Arts & Crafts Show is held the first weekend in December. The Spring Arts & Crafts Show is held the third weekend in May, in conjunction with the East Lansing Art Festival. Both show are free for the public to attend.
For more information, make sure to check back here for the latest updates or call the UAB Office at (517) 355-3354 for more information.
To participate as a vendor in either show, please follow the Vendor Main Menu link and learn how to get on our mailing list which notifies potential or returning exhibitors about application dates for upcoming shows!
Application Process: The applications for the 2015 Michigan State University Holiday Arts & Crafts show will be available beginning at 9:00 AM on February 10, 2015 through the Vendor Main Menu!
A completed application includes a completed form, payment of $290 per booth, and a minimum of four photos – photo submission must include one of you in your work area creating your wares, one of your booth set-up, and two of the wares you plan to sell.
PLEASE NOTE: University Activities Board requires that the vendor produce the majority of the item that is displayed. Commercial/Buy-Sell products and food items are not permitted and will be removed from the show if found to be displayed.