Plymouth Guild 45th Annual Juried Art Show
Presented by Plymouth Center for the Arts
September 22 - September 28, 2012
Plymouth Guild celebrates 45th year in style with new events in Annual Juried Art Show PLYMOUTH, Mass. – What began in a rented tent on the Plymouth waterfront 45 years ago has now developed into a five week, nine-event celebration of art in one of the most picturesque building complexes in historic Plymouth. The Plymouth Guild invites you to attend the 45th Annual Juried Art Show at the Plymouth Center for the Arts. The Show opening on Friday, Sept. 21 with a Gala and Awards Ceremony, remains open through Sunday, Oct. 28. There is something special planned for art and beauty lovers of all ages. The show now draws artists from far beyond our New England borders. As in the past, an anticipated 700 entries will be judged, with only 250 pieces of art chosen to be on exhibit for the five week extravaganza. Artists exhibit work in several mediums: Drawing and Pastel, Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Casein Painting, Sculpture, Black & White and Color Photography, Mixed Media, Fine Crafts, Printmaking and Digital Art. $3,000 in prize money will be awarded during the Opening Gala. Submission dates for the Annual Juried Show are: Thursday, Sept. 6, 4-7 pm and Saturday, Sept. 8, 9 am til Noon. Registration for the Young at Art Show, for artists ages 6-18, being held during the Annual Show, is Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 3-7 pm. For more details: www.plymouthguild.org Every expression of art will be represented in this year's Annual Show: Visual, Word, Music and Dance. Even the public is invited to try their hand at art during the Art Stroll on Saturday Sept. 29 (rain date) Sunday, Sept. 30 as the folks at the Center invite the community to paint on the 20 foot, canvas Art Wall. To attract young artists, three new events have been added to this year's show: "Young at Art" - a week long show for artists ages 6-18 under the big tent in the garden, "Painting with Pixels" - a digital painting demonstration by character designer Nicholas Kole and "Paint Me a Poem, Write Me a Picture" - teenage poetic interpretations of art on exhibit by selected Plymouth High School students.