Apply for the 2017 fest

We can't wait to see your work! The deadline to apply is March 31, 2017.

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About Us Video

Find out what we're all about, with shots from our 30th Anniversary fest. #BAF30

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Looking for an artist?

We had so many great artists show in 2016! Here's a list of their names and websites.

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Volunteer at the fest

With just a few hours of your time over the weekend, we can make a big impact throughout the year.

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BUILT Fest will be held in Bucktown on August 12-13, 2011

Guerilla Art at BUILT Festival in Bucktown

In its first year, the BUILT festival is transforming shipping containers into a city of artistic expression. When:  Friday, August 12th, 2011 – 5:00-10:30pm Saturday, August 13th, 2011 – 12:00-10:30pm Where: 1767 N. Milwaukee Avenue (the Aldi parking lot) Over one hundred of Chicago’s contemporary artists and curators will display projects, exhibitions and performances that expand

What the Shrek? July 30!

Don’t miss the Shrek Forever After movie in Holstein Park – perfect for all ages and admission is free! When: Saturday, July 30, 2011 Dusk (approx. 8:00pm) Where: Holstein Park 2200 N. Oakley Ave. If you like, bring a few bucks for beverages and treats that will be sold to support Holstein Park! Sponsored by