Arts and Crafts Show

Arts and Crafts Show information

MSU Spring Craft Show Celebrate Spring at the Michigan State University Arts and Crafts Show on May 17 and May 18, 2014.

In its 50th year, the show has more than 300 artists from across the nation and offers something for everyone.

The show takes place on the grounds of around the MSU Union, near the corner of Grand River Ave. and Abbot Rd. in East Lansing. The show hours are Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission to the show is FREE!

The MSU Spring Arts and Crafts Show is one of the largest arts and crafts shows in the state.  This year's show included many returning favorites as well as brand new artists.  There will be a broad range of exhibitors selling handmade items.  Items include candles, furniture, jewelry, home and yard decor, aromatherapy, clothing, children's toys, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, adn much more.

Parking is available on campus for shoppers. The Grand River Parking Ramp is also open! MSU Union Food Court, MSU Dairy Store Ice Cream, and restrooms are available on-site. 

The University Activities Board annually sponsors two major regional arts and crafts shows at the MSU Union. The Holiday Arts and Crafts Show is held the first weekend in December. The Spring Arts and Crafts Show is held the third weekend in May in conjunction with the East Lansing Art Festival. Please call the UAB Office at (517) 355-3354 for more information. Both shows are free for the public to attend.

Festival Information

Vendor Main Menu

East Lansing Art Festival Bus Route

New Vendor

New vendors must first apply for a Patron ID by completing a New Patron Request.  This form can be completed at any time and will place you on our mailing list for upcoming shows. Once the new patron request is completed, patrons may edit their information at any time by selecting "Edit Patron Information," in the Vendor Main Menu.

Application Process

The application for the 2014 MSU Spring Arts and Crafts show in now available through the Vendor Main Menu!

A completed application includes a completed form, payment of $240 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. 

The University Activities Board requires that the exhibitor 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 exhibit if found to be displayed.


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