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Schlafly Art Outside Festival

Like beer, art brings people together. That’s why we established Schlafly’s Art Outside Festival back in 2004. Hosted at the Bottleworks location in Maplewood, we aim to raise awareness and appreciation of art and music created in our very own community.

 We feature artists you’ve never heard of and deliver a family-friendly experience you won’t find anywhere else. Get closer to 15,000 of your neighbors, and get to know art without pretense.

Schlafly Bottleworks - Maplewood

Friday, May 22nd: 5pm-10pm

Saturday, May 23rd: 11am-10pm

Sunday, May 24th: 11am-4pm

No tickets required. This is a free event for all to enjoy!

We'll have 3 bars on the festival grounds to quench your thirst. Expect styles like our Raspberry Hefeweizen, White Lager, IPA, Pale Ale and more.

Limited food will be available for purchase on the festival grounds, as well as our full menu available inside the Bottleworks brewpub.

Outside Food Includes:

  • TBD

What pairs better with local beer and local art than local music?! Check back here closer to the festival for our lineup of all local St. Louis bands.

Friday, May 22nd

  • 5-6pm: TBD
  • 6:30-8pm: TBD
  • 8:30-10pm: TBD

Saturday, May 23rd

  • 11am-Noon: TBD
  • 12:30-2pm: TBD
  • 2:30-4pm: TBD
  • 4:30-6pm: TBD
  • 6:30-8pm: TBD
  • 8:30-10pm: TBD

Sunday, May 24th

  • 11am-Noon: TBD
  • 12:30-1:30pm: TBD
  • 2-4pm: TBD

Stay tuned for 2020 artist announcements!

In 2019 we were excited to host over 65 artists that all reside and work within a 125 mile radius of Schlafly Bottleworks. Those artists included:

Anna Ourth Jewelry

Anthony Borchardt

Anthony Slichenmyer

April Tate

Art By Tai

B. Eugene Bauer Photography

Blue Mask Studio

Bohemian Babies

Cat Works

Charles T Dana

Christiane Danna

Christopher Lynch

D S Reif

DeiRdre Schaneman

Dennis McCarthy

Dennis Minner Photography

Dganit Moreno - Ceramics LLC

Erin Alice Gray

Feline Portrait Art by Laura Deuser

FletcherWorks

Frye Pottery

Golden Gems

Jimmy Liu ceramics

Joel Epstein's Projective Art

Jon Biscan

Joseph Bodus

Kantuta Art House /gonz jove

Kenneth Franklin Photography

Key Rose Customs

Kim Carr

Laura Thomson Artist

Leia Zumbro

Leigh Roberts

Lisa Crisman Left Ear Art

Litterbugs

Locus Photoart

Longbeard Print Shop

Mark Sheppard

Matthew Hemminghaus

Michele Mohr

Mollie Chounard

Neil Brown

Nick Nihira

Paper Loft Creations

RagTrader Vintage

Renee Heyer-Starrett

Rob Gilmore

Sally Harless

Sarah Shoot Mixed Media

Sarah Zickler Fine Art

Sennit + Sauvage

Sherry Day

Sherwood Linders Luminaries

Sprouted Designs

Stefany Brown

Terri Myer

Terry "Buddy" Shaw

The Happy Houseplant

Theresa Hopkins

Urban Sewing

Vintage Industrial Products

West Park Creative

Will Rimel

William McKenney - Bills Retro Robots

YellowTree Clay

Zak Pottery

Zanne Avenue Jewelry

Nope! Art Outside is a family friendly event, so bring the kids and enjoy some art. Of course, it is 21+ to drink.

We are thrilled to have the below groups hosting booths for kiddos to enjoy during the festival. Check back closer for more info on each groups' art activity!

  • Artists First
    • $10 - Up-cycle old glass lamp covers by decorating them into repurposed indoor/outdoor planters.
    • $5 - Make a mandala! Repurposed, plastic circles designed and decorated with sharpies, stickers, and paint pens.
  • Yucandu
    • $20 - Create your own 3D painting where warm colors pop, and cool colors go back. 3D glasses included!
  • Krueger Pottery
    • Let the kids try their hand at a pottery wheel with assistance from Krueger staff. Free to try!

Well-behaved pups are definitely welcomed.

Since Art Outside takes place on our main parking lot, there will not be immediate parking available. There are several public lots nearby, as well as street parking - but they will fill quickly. We encourage public transportation, cabs, Uber or biking.

Applications for the 2020 fair will open November 1, 2019 and remain open until January 31, 2020.

Please visit this link, read carefully, and apply away. Cheers!