top of page

Shows and Events


MCAG holiday save the date.jpg

2023 Gifts from the Arts

We're Back...

The management at South River Colony has graciously

welcomed us back to Unit #179

That's right, the same place we were for the last Holiday Show

It is a wonderful space and we'll put together a beautiful show there

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

to jump to exactly what you need.

Use the graphics at the end to

help us promote the show!

Show Captains, Location, Schedule, and more

Sign up by Nov 3

to avoid a $10 late fee

Deadline to apply Nov 11

Inventory, Display and Bio Card Templates, and Show Standards

Downloadable Files You Can Use to Help Promote the Show!


Gifts from the Arts

Pop-Up Show and Sale

Dec 1-3 and 8-10




Early Deadline: Nov 3!


179 Mitchell's Chance Rd

Main Street at South River Colony

Edgewater, Maryland

Friday through Sunday over 2 weekends

December 1st - 3rd and 8th - 10th

Setup - Nov 27th - Meet on site at 10am - 3D display drop-off 12-2pm

Check-in - Nov 28th 9-12 and 4-7  ------  Nov 29th 9-12 and 4-6

  • Meet the Artists Reception, Saturday, December 2, 5pm–7pm

  • Studio Intrepid December 2 and 3, 1pm-4pm; and December 9, 1pm-4pm

To Participate:

  • SIGN UP NOW! > 

    • $40 by check through Nov 3rd

    • $42 by credit card ($2 square fee) Pay Show Fee Here ->

    • Fee goes up to $50 Nov 4th

    • Final Deadline to pay is November 11th.

   Mail to:  MCAG Treasurer, c/o Fran Thompson, P.O. Box 111, Mayo, MD 21106

Note:  You must be a fully paid member in order to be in the show.  If you have not paid your dues for 2023, the cost is now $60 ($40 + $20 late fee) by check or $62 via Square ($2 for processing fees), in addition to the Show Fee.  Pay Dues Here ->

Show Details


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.

Show Forms


Ways You Can Help Promote the Show

  • Send 1 or 2 images of your work (with title and media) to help us promote the show

  • Send Now >

  • Subscribe to MCAG Facebook page and Like, comment, and share all our social media posts.  

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

    • Need Help?  Ask us​

  • 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 - Additional Graphics under construction



Full page flyer

Save the Date, 4-up

5x7 postcard (front only)

5x7 postcard (front & back)


Facebook Cover image

Facebook Event image 

Facebook Share image (for timeline posts)

Instagram Share image (square)

bottom of page