Calls for Artists


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The Flower Show is one of the Museum’s most popular fundraising events.  Its exhibitions appear throughout the Museum, on both the street and lower levels, and are typically seen by over 2,500 visitors.


1. Exhibition of Nature-themed Artwork Call                                         

Open to all original visual expressions of the natural world: floral, landscape, underwater, weather, ecosystems, wildlife, extinct species, insects, etc.  All mediums can be submitted.


Nature-themed Art Exhibition Key Dates                                                                                                                    

  • Exhibition: Thurs., March 23 – Sun., March 26 (hours listed below)
  • Pick up of exhibited work: Sun. March 26th from 4pm-5:30pm; Tues., March 28 and Wed., March 29 from 10am-4pm*


2. Magic Flute Floral Design Call                                

Use live and/or dried floral and plant materials to create a glorious, magic flute.  All interpretations are welcome!

  • Open to all floral-minded artists, garden club members, horticultural students, gardeners, flower arrangers, etc. 
  • All flutes must use a Museum-issued substrate and be handcrafted using predominantly natural, live, and or, dried materials that you provide.  Please supply a list of the materials used to create your flute. One entry per individual, finished size must not exceed (14” high x 10” wide x 4” deep). Flutes must be wall-mounted and have a sturdy hanging wire.
  • There is no entry fee for the Magic Flute exhibition, however all submissions are required to be refreshed as needed for the duration of the show (4 days).  All work must comply with these specifications.  No exceptions. Thank you.
  • All Magic Flutes will be showcased on the Flower Show’s lower level and will be judged for People’s Choice First, Second and Third Place Awards of Recognition.
  • Flutes can be for sale.  Museum commission: members-30%; non-members-40%.
  • Space is very limited. To participate, email or call 508-222-2644 x15 no later than Feb. 17th with your name and contact info.  A staff member will coordinate with you regarding the pick up of your flute substrate and the completion of your flute entry forms and materials list. 


Magic Flute Key Dates

  • Delivery of flutes:  Tues., Mar. 21, 10am-4pm or Wed., Mar. 22, 10am-2pm
  • Exhibition: Thurs., March 23 – Sun., March 26 (hours listed below)
  • Pick up of flutes: Sun. March 26th from 4pm-5:30pm; Tues., March 28 and Wed., March 29 from 10am-4pm*


Artists submitting work for the nature-themed art exhibition can also submit for the Magic Flute call – and vice versa.


* After the date noted, a late fee of $5 per day, per piece will be charged–payable at late pick-up.

Questions? (508) 222.2644 x10 or


Come to the Flower Show!

  • Flower Show Benefit Preview: Wed., Mar. 22, 6pm-8pm.
  • Flower Show Event: Thurs., Mar. 23 – Sun., Mar. 26. Event hours are Thurs.- Sat.: Open from 9:30am -12:30pm & 1pm – 4pm (Note the 30-minute midday closing; guests can return after 1pm); Sun.: Open from 12pm – 4pm.


The Flower Show is a critical Museum fundraiser. Therefore, our standard free admission policy is not in place for this event. All attendees, including nature-themed exhibit and Magic Flute artists are kindly asked to pay the $3 event entry fee.  Your support is appreciated.

(Flower Show Image: Valerie Haggerty-Silva)

B. USED – National Juried Exhibition

Open to all mediums, sizes and interpretations of USED.

Prospectus is NOW live

Submission deadline: Saturday, April 22nd at 11:59 PM (MT) on (Café)

Exhibition: June 16th – July 14th, 2023

Some ideas to get our artists started:

  • I only read used books.
  • She used me and broke my heart.
  • This high-rise apartment used to be a park.
  • Used clothing shops are my go-to.

USED Image: Brian McClear

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