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2019 Summer Indoor Juried Art Festival

It's too hot for an outdoor art festival. So come inside, instead!

MillHouse BEAT-the-HEAT Juried ArtFest at the historic McKinney Cotton Mill. 

Escape the blazing summer heat at the first indoor art festival at the Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas. Explore juried art by local artisans showcased against the grandeur of century-old architecture, while enjoying food and beverages from Landon Winery, Tupps Brewery, and an assortment of food trucks and food vendors. Enjoy art demos throughout the festival, as well as digital music by the Audio Canvas Project. Once you've filled your car with art, venture downtown to enjoy the historic Downtown McKinney charm for more shopping, eating, and drinking. Proceeds benefit the MillHouse Foundation.

Friday, August 23

  • 4-6 p.m. Very Enthusiastic Patron (VEP) Reception and First Dibs Art Shopping 
  • 6-10 p.m. DOORS OPEN to the public 

Saturday, August 24th 

  • 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. DOORS OPEN to the public

Public entry: FREE

Beverages for purchase by Tupps and Landon Winery. Food by Pit Pals BBQ, Get Fried, and Frios.

You still have time to sign up for a Very Enthusiastic Patron Package to support your local artists.

Individual tickets to the reception and early art purchase may be available, space permitting.

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Learn More about MillHouse


MillHouse Foundation is our nonprofit designed to connect women; build community; share resources; and create social, creative, and economic impact. 


MillHouse McKinney, operated by the foundation, is your membership-based social and creative space to work or play, explore new friends and ideas, and perhaps rediscover forgotten dreams.  


Every woman is an entrepreneur at heart, awaiting encouragement, guidance, and resources to awaken and flourish. 

MillHouse McKinney is located at the historic Cotton Mill, 610 Elm Street, Suite 1000, McKinney, Texas.

The ArtBlock Studio is open for business. The ConnectBlock social hub, and the LightBlock and WellBlock Studios will open soon. 

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