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Festival of the Arts FOTA

Presenting a spectacular juried visual arts and film competition in Starved Rock Country, and an exciting weekend filled with art and music for all ages!

The Arts of Starved Rock Country Fund is proud to announce the Starved Rock Country Festival of the Arts – FOTA.  The 2021 Festival will be held in downtown Ottawa, Illinois September 24-26, 2021.

Artists and Filmmakers will be competing for cash prizes awarded by professional judges in each category.  Visual works of art will be displayed in public throughout the Ottawa downtown and surrounding area; live music throughout the event; kid-friendly activities; great shops and restaurants – you don’t want to miss FOTA!

Apply now to be an artist!​




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