Art, Beer, and Wine Festival

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Art, Beer, and Wine Festival

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The event is an important fund-raiser for the museum and part of the museum’s overall funding mix, which also includes membership dues, contributions, and facility rental fees. This year, Art, Beer, and Wine grossed more than $200,000 which will be used for museum operations, including programming and staffing. This is truly a community festival, as more than 300 volunteers devoted the day to helping the museum’s staff manage the event.

The festival has also become an important community event that makes Jackson a destination. “We are pleased and proud to host this landmark festival and to share Jackson with visitors from near and far,” explained Diane Gutenkauf, Executive Director of Ella Sharp Museum. “People look forward to it all year, and visitors tell us that they even factor it into their vacation planning and family reunions!” In addition to local residents, the festival draws visitors from across the country and Canada. This year, guests came from as far away as Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, and Texas.

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The Ella Sharp Museum will be hosting its 15th Annual Art, Beer and Wine Festival on Saturday, June 8, 2019 and the search for vendors is on!!! Each vendor has a 10′ x 10′ booth setup outdoors through the historic grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum, where art will be available for purchase and beverages will be available for sampling! Registration closed March 22, 2019 for vendors. Please contact if you have any questions. Artists will be juried March 27th and notified the first two weeks in April.



Ready to be a bigger part of the Art, Beer, and Wine Festival? Be a volunteer and help pour, greet guests, guard art, take tickets, or just help make the day run smoothly. Click here to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Art, Beer and Wine Festival Presented by County National Bank.


Presenting Sponsor:

County National Bank

Signature Sponsors:

Craft Agency
Art Moehn Auto Group

Gold Sponsors:

Richmond Brothers

Silver Sponsors:

Willis & Machnik Financial Services
Emmons Service, Inc.
Community Choice Credit Union
CP Federal Credit Union

Additional Sponsors:

Experience Jackson
308 Brass Rail Bar & Grill


June 8
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Ella Sharp Museum
3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States