Where Past Meets Present

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10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017

2017 Tallman Arts Festival logo
Welcome to the 60th Annual

Tallman Arts Festival

A truly historic event

For 60 years, the Tallman Arts Festival has been a highlight of the summer, drawing artists of all kinds and community members young and old.

From fine art to jewelry, fine crafts and sustainable arts, TAF brings all types of artists to the Rock County Historical Society campus. Thousands of visitors enjoy the art, a variety of food vendors, and live music.

Don’t miss this historic celebration: the 60th Annual Tallman Arts Festival!

Date & time

Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information

Email Laurel Fant or call her between 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (608) 756-4509 ext. 302.

Community Need

RCHS Art With HeartA portion of the proceeds from this year’s Tallman Arts Festival will benefit Art with Heart, which supports youth in Rock County through the sale of art created by young artists. TAF also supports the programs and historical buildings at the Rock County Historical Society.

Donate your art

Proceeds from Art With Heart 2017 sales will benefit homeless elementary students in Rock County in need of bus tokens. To submit art for the Art with Heart project, click the button below to download the guidelines and submission form (PDF).

Calling All Artists

Click the button to learn about vendor space availability for the Tallman Arts Festival.

Volunteer Today

From greeting community members to working the silent auction, the Tallman Arts Festival offers volunteers inspiration and fun.

Official 2016 TAF Poster

Official 2016 Tallman Arts Festival Poster

Get your copy of the TAF 2016 commemorative poster, designed by artist Kelly Sullivan.

Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor!


Our Mission


The Rock County Historical Society enriches and engages the communities in Rock County, Wisconsin through preservation and dissemination of the unique history and heritage of our area.

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Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center
426 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
(608) 756-4509

Charles Tallman Archives
430 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
(608) 752-5891

Lincoln Tallman House
440 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
(608) 756-4509