Wham, bam, thank you, MAM, for bringing Manchester Arts Market to the Queen City

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Artisans galore will be on tap when the Manchester Arts Market launches in July.
Artisans galore will be on tap when the Manchester Arts Market launches in July.

MANCHESTER, NH – What’s an arts market, you ask?

“Think of a farmers’ market, but replace the farmers with artisans and artists,” says Granite State Arts Market founder Katy Solsky. Solsky brought an enduring, weekly, annual arts market to Concord in 2008 and hopes to do the same in the Queen City with Manchester Arts Market, a weekly, juried, outdoor arts market that kicks off in July at Veteran’s Park. The market will run Thursdays as an adjunct to Intown Manchester’s outdoor music and movies series on 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/20, 8/27, with the market portion running from approximately 5 p.m. to sundown.

Screen Shot 2015-04-16 at 2.46.25 PMResponse so far has been enthusiastic – so enthusiastic, that the market is not currently taking applications for vendors, because the market is full – although, according to Solsky, if more space becomes available, the vendor application will be made available again at the market website, granitestateartsmarket.com.

Manchester Arts Market will feature a rotating selection of handmade artisan items and artwork, and the mixture will change slightly each week. Photography, jewelry, creatively upcycled items, clothing, bath and body goods, and much more will be in attendance.

Manchester Arts Market is a production of Granite State Arts Market (GSAM), a New Hampshire-based, family-owned business founded expressly for the promotion of New Hampshire artists and artisans.

Find out more about the Manchester Arts Market at the Market website, www.granitestateartsmarket.com.  Email kbsolsky@granitestateartsmarket.com with any questions.


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