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Arts In The Park

Arts In The Park is Marion’s premier juried outdoor art festival which takes place in July. For the last seven years, artists and artisans have exhibited their work in Bicentennial Park, opposite the Marion Art Center, at the corner of Main and Spring Streets, Marion, MA  02738.

It is our pleasure to host this event featuring the many creative and talented artists of our region. The Art Center is open during this event where the Cecil Clark Davis portraits can be viewed in the auditorium as well as the current exhibitions in our galleries. The festival provides live music, and a food booth during the day, as well as a raffle of donated exhibitors’ work.  Proceeds benefit the Marion Art Center. 

Arts in the Park 2017 – Saturday, July 8th    10 AM – 4 PM

Artists interested in exhibiting in the Marion Art Center’s Annual Arts In The Park 2017 are invited to apply by filling out the Application below.  Artist Exhibitors selected for this event are carefully juried to ensure quality and variety.  All work must be designed and created by the Exhibitor. If you would like to share a booth with another artist, that person must also apply to the jury.

 

Promotion:

The Marion Art Center places announcements and press releases in numerous newspapers, school bulletins, community publications, newsletters and postcards to our membership.  Signage and posters will also be positioned throughout the area.  An email invitation will be sent to each exhibitor suitable for forwarding and limited quantities of postcard invitations will be available upon request.

SPACE IS LIMITED
Once juried in, Agreements and booth fees must be received by APRIL 15th

Booth Fees:  $100 for 10×10 booth and $130 for a 10 x 10 corner booth.

CORNER BOOTHS will be delegated in the order received.

RAFFLE: A donation of one item from each exhibiting artist is requested.  The raffle of donated items is held the day of the festival.  All proceeds of the raffle benefit the Marion Art Center.

Artists wishing to be considered for exhibition are invited to fill out and submit the on-line Request for Jury Application below:

ARTS IN THE PARK APPLICATION AND REQUEST FOR JURY

  • Please check your email regularly as most communication will be sent through email.
  • Artists wishing to be considered for exhibition are invited to provide a link to their website.
  • Artists wishing to be considered for exhibition are invited to upload artwork.

OR 

  1. provide a link to their website below, and/or submit digital images via e-mail to: marionartcenter@verizon.net;
  2. or mail images on cd disk or thumb drive to Marion Art Center, PO Box 602, Marion , MA 02738;
  3. or they may submit original pieces to the Exhibition Committee by appointment only by calling 508-748-1266.
  4. A price list and a current resume must accompany work submitted for reviewExhibitors will be notified of the Committee’s decision by email, mail or telephone.

Marion Art Center
PO Box 602
Marion, MA 02738
508-748-1266

Arts In The Park 2015 Exhibitors:

Ceramic artists: Karen Zaharee, Tessa Morgan, and Pat Warwick. Fiber creations by Liz Howland (hand dyed silk scarves and shawls, Cindy Walsh, Sue Handman, Heather Kidson, and Mary Monteiro.  Nantucket Baskets by William Judd.  Fine jewelry by:  Emily Condon, Lynn Hahn, Trish Kozub, Karen Silvia, Donna Andrews-Maness, Julie Kohaya, Lisa Cutler, Marcia Livada, and Harmony Winters.  Paintings, prints, photographs and collage  by Mary Ross, Sarah Brown, Alice Shire, Jae Shaughnessy, Donna Secour, Carol Way Wood, Barry Cronin and Mark Mueller.  Hand crafted bags and accessories by Chikako Mukai (bags) and Greta Fox (shell collage home accessories).  Painted objects and furniture by  Sarah Brown hand painted chairs and tables, and garden sculpture by Stephen Koleshis.  James Gallagher folk-art fish and Turned wood and hand crafted furniture by:  Brian Weir, Richard Piper, Charles Cann, and John Nadeau.  Glass creations by Jackie Pinheiro, Neal Drobnis, Angela Reizian and Liza Abelson and hand crafted soaps by Jennifer Marie Hofman.