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2022 Gifts from the Arts
Holiday Show and Sale

The show is on! After such a long hiatus, it's time to get back into the swing of things. We have the management team;  We have the location; Now we just need all of you artists!!

Below is everything you need to know, or use the quick links to exactly what you need.

Show Captains, Location, Schedule, and more

Sign up by November 1!

($10 late fee if you sign up by November 1)

Inventory, Display and Bio Card Templates, and Show Standards

Downloadable Files You Can Use to Help Promote the Show!

SHOW DETAILS

Gifts from the Arts

Holiday Show and Sale

December 2-4 and 9-11

DON'T WAIT! SIGN UP

TO BE A PART OF THE 2022 HOLIDAY SHOW!

Deadline: November 1

Show Location

179 Mitchells Chance Road, Edgewater, Md 
(Main Street at South River Colony Shopping Center)


Storefront #179

Show Schedule

  • Thursday, Dec. 1,  Patron's Preview 5:30pm–7pm

  • Friday, Dec. 2nd, 10am–7pm

  • Saturday, Dec. 3rd, 10am–7pm (Meet the Artists Reception 5pm–7pm)

  • Sunday, Dec 4th, 10am–5pm
     

  • Friday, Dec. 9th, 10am–7pm

  • Saturday, Dec. 10th, 10am–7pm

  • Sunday, Dec. 11th, 10am–5pm  (All Artists for Take Down 5 pm)

To Participate

  • SIGN UP NOW! > Applications now closed - thank yoU!

  • Pay your show fee by November 1

    • $40 by check (mail to Fran Thompson)

    • $42 via credit card in our Square Store >

    • Fee is $50/$52 if not postmarked/paid by November 2


Note:  You must be a fully paid member in order to be in the show.  If you still must  pay your membership fee, the cost is $60 ($40 + $20 late fee) if you mail in a check ($62 via Square).

 

GET READY

Prepare for Check-In and Hanging!

  • Frame and prepare work for display

  • Download and fill out the show form templates: Artist statement, wall display labels, and the panel layout (for 2D artists)

  • Download and fill out your inventory form - and submit by the deadline!

  • Label your work with barcode and informational card (see forms list)

  • Create/update and print your artist bio (see template in forms list)

Questions? Reach out to your mentor or one of the Show Captains for guidance.

 

SPREAD
THE WORD!

Ways You Can Help Promote the Show

  • Send at least 1 image of your work (with title and media) to help us promote the show

  • Like, comment, and share our social media posts

  • Create your own social posts about the art you'll be showing. Tag MCAG so we can share your public posts too!

  • Download and share the show graphics

    • Email your friends and contacts​

    • Print out the flyers and post at work, in local businesses, libraries, and public bulletin boards

  • Watch for upcoming emails and announcements about other ways to engage!

Show Graphics

PRINT GRAPHICS:

 

Full page flyer

Flyer, 2-up (simpler for at-home printing)