Hooked Rugs by Joan Muckelbauer (left) and Janet Couch
Last updated: May 1, 2013
Gifts of Art
Gifts of Art at the University of Michigan Health System invites artists and arts organizations to submit exhibit proposals to their annual Call for Entries for the 2013-14 exhibit year. As one of the first and most comprehensive arts in healthcare programs, Gifts of Art brings the world of art and music to the U-M Health System. Our exhibit program is designed to enhance the health care environment o care and help calm and bring comfort to our patients, visitors and staff. Our exhibits are intended to assist and complement the healing process and reduce the stress and anxiety often associated with a healthcare setting. The nine galleries display over fifty exhibits a year. The exhibits include 2-D and 3-D spaces that are viewed by approximately 10,000 people a day.
Submissions may be made on-line or by mail (CD-R of images as JPG files). E-mail or in-person submissions will NOT be accepted. Submissions must be received or uploaded by May 15, 2013. Final notification will be sent by July 15, 2013. Information is available by calling 734-936-2787 or e-mailing: GiftsofArt@umich.edu. Copies of the brochure are available online at www.med.umich.edu/goa.
People’s Choice Award Banquet, Sponsored By De Tour Artist Guild—Call For Entries
Exhibition Date: This exhibition will be presented in the Community Room at the DeTour Village Hall at 260 South Superior Street, DeTour, Michigan. Exhibition date May 22, 2013, the doors will open to the public at 7:00 p.m.
Specifications: Artists may submit a maximum of (4) four original works of art for display. Each piece will be numbered and exhibited around the hall. You are encouraged to bring display easels. Tables will be available for use. Visitors will receive voting tickets as they enter the building.
Artists are asked to have their work at the hall by 5:00 p.m.
Wine, Coffee, Punch and Buffet will be served.
Specifications and Exceptions: No ceiling installed work.
No works that are nailed, pinned, tacked, taped, painted on, or affixed directly to the Hall walls.
3-D works that are extremely fragile, unstable or do not sit flat on a pedestal are discouraged.
Art Work must not exceed 72 inches in any dimension.
Entry Deadline: 5 p.m. May 15, 2013
Entry Fee: Free to paid members of the DeTour Artist Guild. Non-Members entry fee is $20.00. Submit entry fee with entry form.
Notices: If a sale occurs, artist is responsible for delivery of art to buyer and all taxes due. Neither the DeTour Artist Guild nor the Village of DeTour or their officers are responsible for any damages.
The DeTour Artist Guild reserves the right to photograph all exhibited works for web use and publicity purposes. Jurying will be done on hand delivered artwork or by jpeg images. All artwork must be picked up no later than 9:00 p.m. or at the end of event.
Auditions for Les Miserables
Sault, Ontario’s Musical Comedy Guild will hold auditions for its November 27 to 30 production of Les Miserables May 6 through 26, at St. Mary College Theater in Sault, Ontario. Those auditioning are asked to come with songs prepared. The audition times, dates and songs to be prepared are available on the Musical Comedy Guild’s website at www.musicalcomedyguild.com. (Click on “Les Miserables” listing on the top of the home page and then on “Auditions”.)
Waterfront Art Fair in Escanaba
The Waterfront Art Fair in Escanaba’s Ludington Park is open to the original work of artists 18 and older. The outdoor festival, sponsored by the Bonifas Arts Center, is held rain or shine. Canopies must be anchored by weights. The 15 x 15’ spaces are pre-assigned and without electricity. (Generators are prohibited.) Jury is by CD images or in-hand. Space fee is $75.
Jury deadline is June 15; work for in-hand jurying must be brought to the Bonifas Center June 13 or 14, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Applications are available from the Bonifas Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba, MI 49829. For more information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Munising Bay Arts Festival
Applications are now available for the Munising Bay Arts Festival, which will be held Saturday, June 29, in Bayshore Park on the Munising waterfront. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The juried show, sponsored by the Munising Bay Arts Association, is open all media, even to food venders and musicians. Five photos of work and an SASE are required with application. Spaces are 10 x 10’, and the festival is held rain or shine. Application deadline is June 1. For more information call 906-202-1640 or e-mail: MunisingBayArts@gmail.com.
Sault Summer Arts Festival Jury Deadline is June 1
The jury deadline for the 41st Annual Sault Summer Arts Festival is June 1. If you live in the area you can bring three pieces typical of your work to Alberta House by June 1, each piece marked with your name, address and phone number, and we’ll notify you when the jury has met and you can pick it up. (If you currently have work in the Alberta House shop, you have already been juried.) If you are not in the area, images may be e-mailed to email@example.com, mailed there with your application by June 1. We need three images of the work itself; five if you’re a jeweler. Applications can be downloaded from our website (www.saultarts.org). If you need an application mailed to you, call Jean Jones at 906-437-5463.
The festival is held rain or shine on the grounds of the Sault City Hall, 225 E. Portage, across the street from the Sault waterfront. The date is Tuesday, August 6; hours are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Spaces are 10 x 10’. Double spaces (10 x 20’) are also available. The space fee is $100 ($50 for SAAC members of a year or more).
The festival also includes food vendors, live entertainment and a hands-on art tent for youngsters—all (except the food) free to the public.
Arts, Crafts And Family Fun Fair
The EUP Dispute Resolution Center is sponsoring an Arts, Crafts and Family Fun Fair on Friday, June 28, on the grounds of the Sault City Hall, 225 E. Portage. Fair hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spaces are 12’ x 12’. The space fee is $45 for a single space; $90 for 24’ x 12’. Vendors must submit a list of their products along with representing photos. Deadline for application is May 31, or when show is filled.
Applications are available online at: www.eupmediate.com/newsite/acfff, or from Neal Sellick (firstname.lastname@example.org) 906-253-9840.
Auditions For Babes In Toyland
Auditions for the Red Pines production of Babes in Toyland will take place at 6 p.m. May 31, at Westminster Hall, 136 Brock Street in Sault, Ont. Production dates are December 11 through 14. For further information contact Barbara Rajnovich at 705-779-3233.
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