MDW Fair (2011 to present)

MDW was established in the spring of 2011 as a collaborative project between the Public Media Institute, Roots & Culture and threewalls. The MDW Fair was conceived as a showcase for independent art initiatives, spaces, galleries and artist groups from the region.


Version Festival

Now in its 12th year, Version is an annual arts festival that brings together hundreds of artists, musicians, and educators from around the world to present some of the most challenging ideas and progressive art initiatives of our day. The ten day to one month festival showcases emerging trends in art, technology and music.

Version festival presents a diverse program of activities featuring an independent art fair called the MDW Fair, traveling exhibitions, public interventions, video screenings, interactive technologies, performances, presentations, talks, workshops, art rendezvous and action.


Mash Tun is a new craft beer festival featuring some of the world’s best breweries. It an event that celebrates the release of Mash Tun Journal. Mash Tun is our paean to craft beer. It follows the pleasures and aesthetics of craft beer and how it intersects with food, culture, and society.