CALL TO ARTISTS
Women’s History Month
Women’s History Month Art Show ~ March 2022
Theme: “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope”
The Bass Harbor Memorial Library invites women of all ages from Mount Desert Island area communities to exhibit works inspired by the National Women’s History Alliance 2022 theme “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.”
Pieces can be of any medium including framed, free-standing, multimedia or interactive. We welcome craft items, paintings, photography, jewelry, repurposed items, fiber arts etc., We encourage any woman or girl of any ability or experience to participate in this themed show. Artwork may be for sale, or not. 20% of all sales will be donated to library programming and are tax deductible.
Registration opens Tuesday January 4th, 2022 online at www.bassharborlibrary.com. Keep an eye out here for links to the registration form. Online registration is preferred, but if you need help, you may come to the library to register in person.
Submit your Registration and Image by Thursday February 10th, 2022 Please review the registration requirements for submitting your work and a high-resolution digital image.
Drop Off: Deliver your item, fully ready for display, between Tuesday February 15 and Tuesday, February 22. Pick Up: All works must be collected at BHML by 2pm on Saturday April 2. We do not have room to store pieces before or after the whole, so please drop off and pick up during these times. Instructions on how to prepare your item for exhibit will be sent to you after you register. If your item is not ready to exhibit when dropped off it will not be displayed.
Exhibit opens Tuesday March 1. There will be a virtual exhibit online in addition to the library exhibit. Exhibit closes Thursday March 31. There will not be an opening reception this year.
In addition to the art show, we will host several virtual programs addressing this year’s theme. Stay tuned for more information. If you have an idea for a program, please let us know!
Island libraries have been collaborating to celebrate Women’s History Month for over 15 years! Many will host exhibits on similar themes during March. Exhibitors are welcome to show at more than one library.
For more information, contact Lisa Murray, Amanda Crafts or Kathie Pratt at the Library: 207-244-3798, email@example.com.