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Whistler House Museum of Art - Invitation to RAA&M Juried Artist Members


  • Whistler House Museum of Art 243 Worthen Street Lowell, MA, 01852 United States (map)

Important Dates :

Deadline for Entries : Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Notification by : April 2nd, 2019
Drop Off :  April 9th to April 12th, 2019
Exhibition Dates : April 20th, 2019 – July 20th, 2019
Reception : Saturday April 20th, 2019, from 2 – 4 P.M
Pick Up : By July 27th, 2019

Exhibit Criteria :

The Whistler House Museum of Art (WHMA) invites all Juried Artist Members of the Rockport Art Association and Museum to submit work for this exhibition. Works in any subject or medium will be considered including paintings, drawings, sculpture, fiber art, and photography.

Juror :

Whistler House Museum of Art Curatorial Staff.

In Lieu of An Entry Fee :

We ask that all artists become ARTIST MEMBERS of the WHMA for a $40 annual membership fee, which can be included with the entry form. ARTIST MEMBERS receive a higher commission rate of 70% on sales of works of art. Please mail all checks to Whistler House Museum of Art at 243 Worthen Street, Lowell, MA 01852, or pay online via PayPal here.

Entries :

JPEG images (3 maximum) will be accepted on CD or emailed to reaster@whistlerhouse.org.

Preferred file size should be less than 2MB. Fill out and mail entry form and check. Include Title, Media, Size and Price for each image (See page 2).  Number of works accepted will be determined by number of overall entries.

Framing Requirements :

Work must be appropriately framed and ready to hang using wire and eye screws. Please be sure that your eye screws and wire are between a quarter or a third down from the top of the frame. Gallery wrapped canvases will be accepted, BUT edges need to be painted/finished. No saw tooth hangers please.

Size Restrictions :

Small works and easel size works are preferred. All sculptures have to be easy to move to protect them during exhibition events.

Terms and Conditions :

The Whistler House Museum of Art (WHMA) and Parker Gallery are fully insured and are protected by a 24-hour monitored security system. Artwork will be handled with due care and consideration by experienced personnel. However, the WHMA is not responsible for any accidental damage that may occur in moving or hanging the artwork. Work submitted must be original. Work that is copied or done under guidance of a tutor is not eligible. Works chosen for the exhibit must remain on display for the entirety of the exhibition. If work does not fully reflect the quality portrayed in the JPEG image, the WHMA reserves the right to eliminate it from the show. The WHMA takes a 30% commission on all sold works for MEMBERS. All artwork must be for sale. Images of accepted work may be used for promotional purposes. Artists are responsible for the cost of shipping and insuring work sent to and from the museum. Submitting artwork does not guarantee inclusion in the exhibit. Artwork submitted must be available for the dates of the exhibit - no exceptions or substitutes.


Correspondence :

Please direct any email inquiries to Rae Easter, Curatorial and Administrative Assistant, at reaster@whistlerhouse.org.

More information and Entry Form :

Click here.

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