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2017 ANNUAL ART SHOW EXHIBIT 

October 20, 2017-(RECEPTION) 6:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.

Dear Friends of the Arts:

Our Annual Art Show 2017 will be held in the County Administration Building, 16360 Dunn St., Amelia, VA.
The show will run from 10am – 4pm, Monday through Saturday, October 23th – 28nd; and Monday through 
Thursday, 10am – 4pm, from October 30th – Nov. 2nd. Friday Nov. 3, from 10am-2pm. We look forward to your participation to make this a great show!

The Amelia County Historical Society will show the works of Amelia artists and photographers. We urge each of you to add new artists to our existing list. The only requirement for entry is that the artist must be a present or past resident of Amelia County. Please help us expand our base of artists – new works are of great interest!

The show will open with a reception on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6pm – 8pm in the Administration Building.
There will be no charge this year but donations will be greatly appreciated. Art works will be received on Thurs. October 19th from 12 noon -4:00 pm and Fri. Oct. 20th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the County Administration Building, 16360 Dunn St., Amelia, VA (corner of Dunn St/Washington St.) Please make plans to attend the reception.

The following rules for artists apply:
1.   No artwork will be exhibited that has been shown here before.

2.   All art work would be the original work of the artist. If it is a study or copy of another\ Artist’s work, that must be declared.

3.   Art work must be mounted or framed, ready for hanging.
4.   Art work must be in our hands no later than October 19th.
5.   Art work must be dry.
6.   Art work of Amelia County residents or former residents only will be shown.
7.   There will be no competition or prizes awarded.
8.   Art work MAY be limited to six (6) entries per person, if space is limited.
9.   NFS (Not for Sale) or PRICES ($) to be clearly shown on all art work.
10.  All sales will give the Amelia County Historical Society 20% and the artist 80%.
11.  Art work must be picked up at the Administration Building on Friday, Nov. 3rd, between Noon and 4pm. 

The schedule for visiting the Art Show is as follows:

Friday, October 20, 2017-(RECEPTION) 6:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.

Monday – Saturday during the week of Oct. 23th – Oct. 28nd 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday – Thursday during the week of Oct. 30th – Nov. 2rd 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
For additional information, you may call Kathy Stuart, Art Show Chairperson at 804-561-3524 or 804-551-2413.

 
 
 

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