Maryland Pastel Society events

SOP 2017 Awardees

Washington County Museum of Fine Art, Hagerstown



Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
Museum Drive, City Park,
Hagerstown, MD

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.


Show Opens: September 18, 2010
Show Closes: November 7, 2010
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 26, 2010 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Deadline for email entry: July 20, 2010
Drop-Off Dates:  Sept. 7, 8, 9, 10 and 14, 9 to 5, (regular museum hours).
Pick-Up Dates: Nov. 9, 10, 11 and 12, 9 to 5, (regular museum hours).
Works of art can be picked up at the Museum beginning Tuesday, November 9  open 9 am to 5 pm, Tuesday through Friday). Since the museum has limited staff on the weekends artists will not be permitted to pick up their works on the closing day, Sunday, November 7.  If an artist cannot pick up their work on a weekday, they will have to call or email to make arrangements to pick up the work on a weekend.

The museum will display 60 pastel paintings created by Signature Members of the Maryland Pastel Society. The first 30 members who sign up for this exhibit will be able to display 2 pastel paintings each. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis so if you are interested in participating you are encouraged to act quickly. Your 2 paintings must have been completed within the last 3 years.

Sign up, by email, before July 20. In order to sign up you will need to provide Judith, the show coordinator with the following information:

Date Created
Dimensions (H X W)
Sale price or insurance value of works not for sale

There is a sales agreement that the Museum wants signed. A PDF file will be emailed to the members as they sign up. The sales agreement form must be filled out, signed and mailed to the Museum along with a W-9 form, (available on the IRS web site).

The pastels must be delivered to the Museum no later than Tuesday, September 14 and unsold works must be picked up no later than Friday, November 12.

Questions regarding this exhibition should be directed to Judith Einstman,