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June 22, 2024

ValleyCAST & BVAA at the Worcester Center for Crafts Community Gallery

June 22, 2024

Show Details

Worcester Center for Crafts, in collaboration with ValleyCAST, has invited BVAA artists to exhibit in their Community Gallery for their annual event Hot Night in the City!

This amazing artistic event draws in crowds of over 3,000 people. BVAA artwork will be featured in the Community Gallery at the center. It is a prime opportunity for visibility and sales.

June 24 to July 26, 2024

Worcester Center for Crafts
25 Sagamore Road
Worcester, MA 01605

Each BVAA member may exhibit up to three art items. All forms of media are warmly encouraged – paintings, mixed media, photography, textiles, sculpture, and more. Become a BVAA member, so you can submit your own artwork: 
Membership – Blackstone Valley Art Association (bvaa.org)

Entering the Show
The entry fee for this show is $8 per piece for up to three pieces.

Artwork can be any size. That being said, please contact us first if you plan on bringing anything over 20″ x 30″ in size. We need to arrange for space for those separately.

All art must be family friendly and properly wired for hanging. The hanging system does not work with saw-tooth or triangle hangers. If you are new to preparing art for shows, read this page on How to Mat and Frame a Photo. You may choose to have your artwork listed as not for sale.

All art items which are entered are displayed. There is no “pre-selection” process where some are accepted and others are rejected. If you submit artwork, and it is family-friendly and wired properly, it will be part of the exhibit. 

To submit your entries use the BVAA Online Submission Form. The deadline to submit your online details is midnight on Sunday, June 16, 2024Work must be dropped off at the Worcester Center for Crafts on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 10am to 1pm. Please do not bring in art to the gallery at other times. All work which is brought in will be displayed (as long as it is properly wired and is family-friendly).

We plan on arranging / labelling the show on Saturday, June 22 as work is being dropped off starting at 10:00 am. Please don’t be late! If you are unable to bring your work on Saturday, June 22, please contact us to make other arrangements on or before Wednesday, June 19.

Judged for monetary prizes by Elaine McKenna-Yeaw, Executive Director of Worcester Center for Crafts and Cristi Collari, Director of ValleyCAST for Open Sky

Opening Reception
In lieu of an opening reception, everyone is invited to attend Hot Night in the City on Friday, July 19, from 4:00-9:00 pm. This is a free event, but you are encouraged to RSVP.

Pick Up
Saturday, July 27, 2024, from 10am to 1pm at the Worcester Center for Crafts. If you aren’t able to make that, please contact us for other arrangements.

Ask with any questions! We look forward to seeing your entries!

This information can also be found on the BVAA website: https://bvaa.org/2024/05/10/hot-night-in-the-city-art-show-2024/

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