Maryland Pastel Society events

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Full Member Exhibition, Slayton House, Nov. 13

Call for Entries – Slayton House, Columbia, MD

The Maryland Pastel Society will hold a non-juried, full Member show at the Slayton House Gallery at the Wilde Lake Village Green in Columbia, Maryland from November 13, 2008 through December 18, 2008.  

About the Gallery - The Slayton House Gallery is operated by the Wilde Lake Community Association of Columbia, and is used by various groups for classes, meetings, theater performances, dance performances, wedding receptions and private parties.  The gallery consists of the Lobby area and another adjoining meeting room.  There is a receptionist present at all times when the building is open to the public.  Gallery hours are as follows:  Mon-Thurs 9 AM- 9:30 PM; Friday 9 AM-5 PM; Saturday 9 AM-2:00 PM, closed on Sundays except for the afternoon of our reception.

Slayton House Gallery at Wilde Lake
10400 Cross Fox Lane
Columbia, MD  21044
Phone:  410-730-3987

Requirements for entering the show -  The show is open to any full member of the MPS but will be limited to the first 21 artists who send in their entry forms.  We want to have 2 pieces from each artist.   Once MPS has received enough entries to fill the show, the call for entries shall be closed.  

Insurance, Commission, fees - Slayton House Gallery will insure the work on site for the duration of the show.  Commission taken is 10%.  Hanging fee to enter the show is $5.00 per piece.

Important Dates:
Deadline for entry:    October 10th, 2008 or when show filled
Drop off artwork:      Wednesday, November 12, 2008, between 10 AM-Noon
Show opens:              Thursday, November 13, 2008
Artist Reception:       Sunday, November 16, 2008 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM
Pick up artwork:       Thursday, November 19, 2008 from 10 AM- Noon

How you can help:

  • We need help in hanging the show on Wednesday, November 12th.  We appreciate any volunteers, for any amount of time you can help us.  We will be working on hanging the show from Noon until it is done (around 3:00?).  
  • Reception Fair: We plan to have a NICE reception, on Sunday afternoon, November 16th, with a jazz guitarist and nice spread of food.  Please bring a contribution!  A plate of fruit, crackers, cheese, brownies, cookies, or anything else you can share would be great!