Calling Montana artists! If you're interested in having a booth at the SLAM Festival on August 8 and 9 at Bogert Park, there is still time to submit your application. Applications are due Wednesday, April 15.

"Support Local Artists and Musicians (SLAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts and art education in the state in a manner that enriches and involves the community." The 5th annual Summer SLAM Festival will again showcase artists from around the state. The 2 day family friendly festival at Bogert Park is free to attend.

50 booth spaces are available and artists will be selected based on quality and originality of their craft. Participants must be current residents of Montana. The application fee for the festival is $15 per application and is non-refundable. Applications are due April 15. Notification of acceptance will be e-mailed April 30. The booth fee for accepted artists is $250 and is due no later than May 15. There will be a wait list of artists to fill spaces in the event of cancellation or unreceived payment.

Application information is online at