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Upcoming Shows


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2023 Artists on the Half Shell
Spring Pop-Up Show and Sale

The show is on! After such a long hiatus, it's time to get back into the swing of spring. 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 jump to exactly what you need.

Show Captains, Location, Schedule, and more

Sign up by March 30!

($10 late fee if you sign up after March 30th)

Show is Full

Inventory, Display and Bio Card Templates, and Show Standards

Downloadable Files You Can Use to Help Promote the Show!


Artists on the Half Shell

Spring Pop-Up Show and Sale

April 21-23 and 28-30




Show is Full

June show app will be

online soon!

15 Lee Airpark Drive, Suite 300, Edgewater, Md 
(Village at Lee Airpark, next to Cold Stone Creamery)

Storefront #300

  • Friday, April 21st, 10am–7pm  (Meet the Artists Reception 5pm–7pm)

  • Saturday, April 22nd, 10am–7pm

  • Sunday, April 23rd, 11am–5pm

  • Friday, April 28th, 10am–7pm

  • Saturday, April 29th, 10am–7pm

  • Sunday, April 30th, 11am–5pm  (All Artists for Take Down 5 pm)

To Participate:

  • SIGN UP NOW! > 

  • Pay your show fee by March 30th

    • $40 by check (mail to Fran Thompson)

    • $42 via credit card Pay Show Fee Here ->

    • Fee is $50/$52 if not postmarked/paid by March 30

    • We have reached the 30 members planned for.  If interested, please apply to be waitlisted in the event someone drops or we find room for more.

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 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 media 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



Full page flyer

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


5x7 postcards (front PDF)

Facebook Cover image

Facebook Event image

Facebook Share image (for timeline posts)

Instagram Share image (square)

Show Graphics
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