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