2020 - Spring Art Exhibition and Sale

Invitation to Enter the

2020 Spring Art Exhibition & Sale!

Monson Arts Council  27th Annual Juried Spring Art Exhibition & Sale!
Weekends April 4 - 19, 2020
House of Art,
200 Main Street, Monson, MA

$4300 in Prizes!

$1000 Best of Show

$2400 in Prizes in 4 Categories!  

    $500 1st Prize / $100 2nd Prize in

  - Painting

  - Photography

  - Multi-Dimensional Art (Sculpture, Fiber Art, Ceramics, etc.)

  - Graphic Arts (Printmaking, Drawing).


$900 in additional awards :

  President’s Award ($300)

  Outstanding Monson artist award ($300)

  Committee Choice ($200)

  Emerging Artist Award

     ($50 Gift Certificate from Giclee of New England),

  'Most Whimsical' Entry

     ($50 Gift Certificate from Letterpress Arts),

  People’s Choice Award

     Voted by the visitors at Opening Reception.  


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Calendar of Events - 2020

March 4, (Wed.) Final date for entries for hand delivered art 

         Mailed entry forms must have been delivered by this date / Online entries should be submitted by 9pm

         If you do not have an e-mailed confirmation [or phone call if you have no e-mail],we do not have your entry. (Please call)

March  7, (Sat.) • 9am - 11am (Snow date March 8) - Hand delivered entries.

Walk-ins w/o prior applications may hand deliver artwork for additional fee of $15 per form. 
(Note! You can avoid this fee by entering Online by the previous Wednesday night. See guidelines for details).

March 11, (Wed.) 8pm - Final Day for Digital Entries submitted online

March 14, (Sat.) Noon - 5pm (Snow date March 15) - Jurying Process

March 18, (Wed.) Artwork selected by jurors will be listed by Artist last name and Title of artwork.

                             As soon as the results are verified, they will be posted at monsonartscouncil.org (18th is the latest date.)
                             (Visiting this site is the only official source for notification - See Notification in the guidelines)

March 21, (Sat.) 9am - 11am (Snow date March 22)  - Pickup of hand delivered art that has not been selected by jurors.

          11:30am - 1pm: Delivery of digitally submitted art that has been selected.
            9:00am - 1pm
: Delivery of Sales Shop Items

***Note!  A change this year:  All ENTRANTS may submit items for the Sales Shop, not just those selected.

Exhibition Hours - 2020

April 4 (Sat) • 10am - 5pm - Exhibition Open - House of Art

              1pm - 4pm - Festival of Art - Memorial Hall

              3pm - Prize Winners Announced - Memorial Hall

              1pm - 4pm - Artists Reception - House of Art

April 5 (Sun) • Noon - 5pm - Exhibition Open - House of Art

April 7 (Tue)  Starts 6:30pmIntroduction to Life Study of Figure Workshop

April 9 (Thu)  • 5pm - 8pm  - Exhibition Open - House of Art

                                              Sponsored by Dana's Main Street Tavern

April 11 (Sat) • 10am - 5pm - Exhibition Open - House of Art

                         1pm - 4pm  - "Artists at Work"   (to be confirmed)

April 12 (Sun) • Closed

April 14 (Tue) Starts 6:30pm  - "Poets Look at Art" - A Poetry Workshop

April 16 (Thu) • 5pm - 8pm - Exhibition Open - House of Art
Sponsored by Main Street Tavern - Monson

April 18 (Sat) • 10am - 5pm - Exhibition Open - House of Art

April 19 (Sun) • Noon - 5pm - Exhibition Open - House of Art

                  1pm - 4pm - Closing Day Reception

April 25 (Sat) • 9am - 11am - Art Pickup/Artists’ Breakfast  - House of Art

                                             - Sales Shop Pickup  (unsold items)  

May   2 (Sun) • 9am - 10am - Final Pickup - House of Art

                                             - Sales Shop Pickup  (unsold items) 

Thank You to Our Sponsors!
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Monson, MA 01057

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