2021 - Spring Art Exhibition and Sale

The Colors of Change

2021 Spring Art Exhibition & Sale!

Monson Arts Council  27th Annual Juried Spring Art Exhibition & Sale!
Weekends May 15th-30th, 2021 - noon to 5pm
House of Art,
200 Main Street, Monson, MA

$4500 in Prizes!

$1000 Best of Show

$2400 in Prizes in 4 Categories!  

    $500 1st Prize / $100 2nd Prize

  - Painting

  - Photography

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

  - Graphic Arts (Printmaking, Drawing etc.)


  • President's Choice - $300 - Selected by the President, Dan Moriarty
    Sponsored by Monson Savings Bank - a major sponsor of the exhibition.

  • Outstanding Monson Artist - $300 - Selected by our Jurors
    Sponsored by Moulton Insurance Agency, Inc. and others

  • Committee Choice - $200 - Selected by Committee Ballot

  • The Edward and Shirley Lastoff Memorial Prize - $250
    Sponsored and selected by Linda Lastoff

  • Emerging Artist Award - $50 Gift Certificate - Giclée of New England, Inc.
    Prize for artist who has not previously exhibited in a juried show.
    Selected by our Jurors

  • People's Choice - Voted by ballot by Visitors to the show
    Hand made ceramic mug Sponsored by Juliet Rose Gallery.

With COVID-19 still amongst us we have some changes . . . .

The Exhibition Opens on May 15th at noon. 

           We are so very pleased to be able to run a physical show at last.
                      Please wear masks, and observe physical distancing.

Some outdoor seating and water/soft drinks will be available.

Due to COVID-19 considerations, we regret it was necessary to forgo any food service this year.

There will also be no Award Ceremony.   


We look forward to seeing you at the House of Art on the 15th or during the Exhibition.

Exhibition Programs with a full list of artwork, awards, and  participating artists will be available.

Calendar of Events - 2021

Exhibition Hours - May 15, 16 • 22, 23 • 29, 30 – Noon to 5pm



   Hear it!  See it!  Write it! - May 19 (Wed) 6:30pm - 8:30pm Ekphrastic Poetry with Cindy Snow.

Workshop will be held in Memorial Hall. 


   I Wish I Could Draw -  May 26 (Wed) 6:30pm - 8:30pm -  An introduction to drawing with David Dupuis. Workshop will be held in Memorial Hall.   (Sorry - now fully booked)

Artwork Pickup 

     June 5 & June 6 - 9am - 12 noon.


A NEW Monson Arts Council Membership!

"MAC Artist Membership"


• 20% Discount on MAC Art Show Entry Fees

• Special Artist Membership Exhibit in House of Art ~ Fall 2021

• Link Your Website to MAC Web Page!


Dues for this special Member Category - $45.


For more information, call Maureen at 413-537-8206

click here, or email her at  Maureen@monsonartscouncil.org .

Our Sponsors:

The Art Show Committee are extremely grateful to all our sponsors:


Major Sponsor:

 Monson Savings Bank

Sponsors (in alpha order):

Giclée of New England, Inc. ● Leo S. Walsh Foundation (on behalf of the Sylvia Pyzocha family)
Lind Lastoff ● Mass Cultural Council ● Moulton Insurance Agency Inc. ● Real Oldies 1250 AM WARE ● Roberts & Ludlow Printing ● J. Stolar, Insurance Agency, Inc. ● 
Turley Publications, Inc.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!
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