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Maryland Pastel Society calendar

Sunday, February 25th, 2024

DEADLINE - Signature Membership Application

Each Quarter, the Maryland Pastel Society offers their Artist members to submit work to be juried for Signature membership.

If you are not already a member, join as an Artist member online and apply for Signature membership at the same time.

→ MEMBERS and NON-MEMBERS, click below for the guide to:
Apply for Signature membership.


Saturday, March 16th, 2024 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Spring Board Meeting Zoom


Saturday, April 13th, 2024

Spring Newsletter 2024

DEADLINE MARCH 26 for Member News.

Newsletter out the week of Apr 8-13.

Contact the Editor.


Wednesday, April 17th, 2024

Karen Margulis Workshop Paint with More Expression

Karen Margulis Workshop
Paint with More Expression
April 17-19, 2024
Ellicott City, MD

Registration opens Early 2024

More...


Saturday, April 20th, 2024 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

SPRING GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING The Gary J. Arthur Community Center, Howard County, MD.

Karen Margulis Demonstration

https://www.karenmargulis.com/dataviewer.asp

LIVE: Visit The Gary J. Arthur Community Center Website.

VIRTUAL: Members: A Zoom invitation will be emailed to you before the meeting.


Sunday, June 9th, 2024

DEADLINE - Applications to Signature Membership by Jury

Each Quarter, the Maryland Pastel Society offers their Artist members to submit work to be juried for Signature membership.

If you are not already a member, join as an Artist member online and apply for Signature membership at the same time.

→ MEMBERS and NON-MEMBERS, click below for the guide to:
Apply for Signature membership.


Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) Convention 2024 Albuquerque, New Mexico

IAPS Convention

June 11 - 16, 2024

MPS is a member of the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS), therefore, its individual artist members automatically become IAPS artist members and are eligible for IAPS membership benefits. One of those benefits includes participation in the IAPS Convention at discount rates.

https://www.iapspastel.org/convention_welcome.php

IMPORTANT: If you are going to IAPS, please let us know at: Contact us.


Wednesday, June 26th, 2024

Stephie Clark Workshop Florals June 26-27 Gettysburg PA

Stephie Clark Workshop
Florals
June 26-27, 2024
Gettysburg PA

Registration opens Early 2024

More...


Saturday, June 29th, 2024 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Summer Board Meeting ZOOM


Saturday, July 13th, 2024 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

SUMMER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING The Gary J. Arthur Community Center, Howard County, MD


Sunday, July 21st, 2024

ALL MEMBERS JURIED EXHIBITION July 21st - October 1st. Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg, Maryland

This exhibition will be open to ALL MEMBERS (Artist and Signature) of the Maryland Pastel Society, July 21 - October 1, 2024.

Details to follow.


Tuesday, August 13th, 2024

Summer Newsletter 2024

DEADLINE JUNE 25 for Member News.

Newsletter out the week of AUGUST 8-13.

Contact the Editor.


Sunday, August 25th, 2024

DEADLINE - Applications to Signature Membership by Jury

Each Quarter, the Maryland Pastel Society offers their Artist members to submit work to be juried for Signature membership.

If you are not already a member, join as an Artist member online and apply for Signature membership at the same time.

→ MEMBERS and NON-MEMBERS, click below for the guide to:
Apply for Signature membership.


Sunday, September 1st, 2024

Signature Members Exhibition Chestertown, Maryland

Dates TBD

Tish Fine Art Plus Gallery
343 High St
Chestertown, MD 21620

https://www.tishfineart.com/


Saturday, September 14th, 2024 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Fall Board Meeting Ellicott City, MD

Howard County Center for the Arts
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043 map

Zoom will be available.


Tuesday, October 1st, 2024

July 21  thru  October 1 - MEMBERS EXHIBITION Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Maryland Pastel Society

ARTIST AND SIGNATURE MEMBERS
ALL-MEMBERS EXHIBITION

July 21 - October 1, 2024.

Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Details to follow.


Saturday, October 12th, 2024

Fall Newsletter 2024

DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 26 for Member News.

Newsletter out the week of OCTOBER 7-12.

Contact the Editor.


Wednesday, October 16th, 2024

Jean Rosier Smith Workshop October 16-18, 2024

Jeanne Rosier Smith Workshop

Plein Air to Studio, Autumn Breeze

October 16-18, 2024

Ellicott City, Maryland

REGISTRATION, SUMMER 2024.

Details...


Saturday, October 19th, 2024 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

FALL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING The Gary J. Arthur Community Center, Howard County, MD

LIVE: Visit The Gary J. Arthur Community Center Website.

VIRTUAL: Members: A Zoom invitation will be emailed to you before the meeting.


Sunday, November 24th, 2024

DEADLINE - Applications to Signature Membership by Jury

Each Quarter, the Maryland Pastel Society offers their Artist members to submit work to be juried for Signature membership.

If you are not already a member, join as an Artist member online and apply for Signature membership at the same time.

→ MEMBERS and NON-MEMBERS, click below for the guide to:
Apply for Signature membership.


Saturday, December 14th, 2024 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Winter Board Meeting Ellicott City, MD

Howard County Center for the Arts
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043 map

Zoom will be available.


Saturday, January 11th, 2025

Winter Newsletter 2025

DEADLINE December 27 for Member News.

Newsletter out the week of January 6-11, 2025.

Contact the Editor.


Wednesday, December 31st, 2025

Calendar Updated 2/6/24