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November 1, 2023

ValleyCAST Presents their 11th Annual Art Palette Contest - Call for Artists!

November 1, 2023

Located in the Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill, 50 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, MA.


Attention: Thank you for your interest in the 11th Annual Art Palette Contest. As of December 6th, 2023 we are SOLD OUT of palettes. 

For more information contact Mary.Laliberte@openskycs.org or call 774-502-8648 for more details


The 11th Annual Art Palette Contest  invites participants to transform a plain wooden art palette into a unique work of art! This popular event is a chance for people of all ages and abilities to share their artwork and celebrate our local creative community. The contest is hosted by ValleyCAST, the art and culture arm of Open Sky Community Services. ValleyCAST offers a wide variety of events for individuals of all abilities, and reflects Open Sky's commitment to inclusivity. 


Palettes can be purchased for $15 at the Heritage Gallery in Whitinsville, MA from November 3, 2023 through February 9, 2024, or while supplies last, during regular gallery hours 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM or by appointment (508) 234-6232. There are a limited number of slots to participate in the exhibit, with 100 palettes available for purchase. These will be distributed on a first come, first served basis, so get yours now and get a head start on your creation! 


Completed art palettes can be dropped off at the Gallery between February 19-23, 2024 between the hours of 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM for inclusion in the show. 


The show will open with a reception on Friday, March 8, 2024 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM in the Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill, 50 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, MA. From the opening through April 5, 2023, gallery guests will be invited to cast a vote for their favorite palettes. Winners will receive cash awards in three different categories and age groups: Children ages 6-12, Teenagers ages 13-19 and Adults ages 20+


The exhibit ends on Friday, April 19, 2024.


Artwork work pick up will be at the Gallery between April 22-26,2024 between the hours of 9:00 AM - 4:00PM and by appointment. 


Download the Informational Brochure

Download the Registration Form 


Sneak peak at photos of past participants artwork can be found on our ValleyCAST Facebook page.

This event is sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama, ValleyCAST, and Open Sky Community Services.

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