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30th Annual 55+ Art Show

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Thank you for your interest in the 30th Annual 55+ Art Show at Howe Library!

The 30th Annual 55+ Art Show will open in the Ledyard Gallery on Saturday, April 30. The show will run through Wednesday, May 25. Please join us for an opening reception on Saturday, April 30 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm.

If you are interested in submitting your work to this year's show, please read the following information carefully. Please contact Megan Coleman at megan.coleman@thehowe.org or 603-640-3252 with any questions.

Artwork for Display
  • Amateur artists age 55 or older are eligible to submit artwork.
  • Please submit one or two works created in the last year. We will hang up to two pieces from each participant, space permitting.
  • Artwork may not be larger than two feet in any direction.
  • Submissions are restricted to paintings or drawings in media such as watercolor, pastel, acrylic, oil, mixed media, charcoal, or pencil.
  • Each piece must have a typed label indicating its title and your name attached to the back. If you absolutely cannot provide typed labels, please print them neatly by hand.
When to Drop Off and Pick Up Your Artwork
  • Drop off your work on Wednesday, April 27 between 2:00 and 3:30 pm at Howe Library. We cannot accept artwork outside of the designated drop-off time, except by prior appointment with Megan Coleman. (Please call or email to set up an appointment).
  • You must pick up your work on Thursday, May 26 between 2:00 and 3:30 pm at Howe Library. You are responsible for picking up your work on the scheduled day. (If you cannot make this time, please contact Megan Coleman to arrange an appointment to pick up your work). We cannot accommodate requests for early pickup of artwork.
If you wish to sell your work, Howe Library requires a fee of 10% of all sales from the Ledyard Gallery. Please contact Megan Coleman for details.

Please note that while we will take special care of all entries, Howe Library cannot assume responsibility for loss or damage.

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