Dane Arts Buy Local (DABL) is a program within Dane Arts that connects local artists and businesses through a series of pop-up art markets. By combining unique vending opportunities with professional development workshops, DABL directly supports the work of Dane County artists in recognition of their impact on the local economy. Nearly $100,000 has been generated for artists to-date.
Press play to watch the video recap of DABL 2016.
By bringing key business influencers and arts appreciators together in the same space, DABL aids in driving cumulative sales at local pop-up art markets. All dollars stay in Dane County.
By facilitating relationships with some of Dane County’s most influential businesses and arts appreciators, DABL creates the ability for artists to sell larger commissioned pieces like murals and custom works of art.
DABL draws interest from across Dane County. Between 2015 & 2016, the events have attracted more than 500 attendees, including artists, patrons, entrepreneurs, and representatives from and businesses big and small.
The DABL Compilation features the work of local artists in Dane County. Each artist has graciously provided the County with one track to promote Dane Arts Buy Local. All music is free to download.
The band or musician with the most plays by midnight of September 30 will receive $250.
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