The spring/summer public art show opens May 17.
The Library's spring/summer community art show will explore the theme of Nature. We invite artists in Wilmette, Kenilworth, and beyond to submit works that they feel fits the theme—the interpretation is up to you! We will accept up to 40 pieces on a first come, first served basis. In order to be entered in the show, you must pre-register your work online.
Art due Thursday, May 10 4-7pm
More shows will follow! Our following upcoming show will be in the fall, that show’s theme is Abstraction.
Online Pre-registration opens Monday, April 23 at 10am.
All work MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED to participate in the show. The first 40 pieces pre-registered will be accepted. Work not pre-registered will not be accepted.
Drop off time: Thursday, May 10, 4-7pm
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 17, 6:30-8:30pm
Pick up: Saturday, August 11, 12-3pm
Work must be dropped off and picked up during these times, no exceptions will be made. Only register for the show if you are able to make the listed drop off and pick up times. You may arrange for someone to drop off and pick up your work for you.
Who may enter:
Artists over the age of 18 residing in the Chicago metropolitan area may enter. There is no entry fee.
Where and When to enter:
Work will be accepted at the Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Avenue only during the times listed above. The library is located a block west of Green Bay Road on the corner of Park Ave. All work MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED online prior to dropping off art to participate in the show. The first 40 pieces pre-registered will be accepted. Work not registered will not be accepted.
What to enter:
Enter one wall piece, not exceeding 4’ x 4’, framed for gallery presentation and wired for hanging. The entry must not have been submitted previously. Dax-type frames, masonite and clipboard frames will not be accepted. Additionally, sculpture and multi-piece works (e.g., diptychs, triptychs) will not be accepted in this show. The piece should fit into the show’s theme: Beginning/s.
What else you need to know:
All pieces must fit into the above guidelines to be accepted into the show.
ALL work must be delivered during the stated drop off time: Thursday, May 10, 4-7pm. Pick up is Saturday, August 11, 12-3pm. Art must be picked up at this time.
Please check back here for more info and future show announcements!
*The Library reserves the right to reject any piece that does not meet the posted guidelines or is otherwise unfit for the Library.