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1. Members’ Exhibition 2023 – Call for Artists

An important Attleboro Arts Museum member benefit is the opportunity to annually exhibit original artwork in the Museum’s Ottmar Gallery. In the spirit of our tagline – “Arts for Everyone” – all member work that meets the exhibition guidelines is accepted into this exhibition. Once the work is exhibited, a guest juror will award prizes.

Awards Totaling $700 in Cash & Prizes: $100 for Best Representational; $100 for Best Abstract (non-traditional, experimental); Six $50 Juror’s Choice; Four $50 Blick Art Materials gift certificates. Merit Awards will also be distributed.

Delivery of 1, 2 or 3 works of art: November 16th, 17th & 18th; 10am-4pm.

Exhibition Dates: December 9th, 2023 – January 26th, 2024; 10am-5pm. The Museum will be closed from December 23rd, 2023 – January 2nd, 2024.

Opening Awards Reception: Saturday, December 9th from 2pm – 4pm.

Pick-Up Dates: January 27th, 30th and 31st, 10am-4pm. Work left after January 31st will be charged $5 per day, per piece. Late fee payable at time of late pick-up. It is the exhibiting artist’s responsibility to make note of the pick-up dates. No exceptions, thank you for your cooperation.


Members’ Exhibition Entry Guidelines

  • Eligibility: Artists must be Museum members with dues paid through January 2024. Memberships can be purchased online before delivering artwork (preferred) or when artwork is being delivered. See our membership information.
  • Entry Fee: Remains $17 per piece (Each artist may submit 1, 2 or 3 original pieces). Cash, check or credit accepted.
  • Entry Forms: One loan agreement should be completed online IN ADVANCE OF DELIVERING ARTWORK TO THE MUSEUM. This agreement must be filled out in one sitting. You cannot save and go back to the form.
  • Note: In addition to the online loan agreement, a printed version of our ID Form must be completed for each piece submitted.  The form(s) is to be completed and brought to the museum when delivering your work or can be filled out at the museum at delivery. Copies will be available.
  • Originality: Only original artwork that has been created during the past 3 years will be accepted. All mediums welcome. Mass reproductions or work that has previously been exhibited at any time at the Museum will not be accepted.


  • All 2D or wall-mounted work must be firmly framed and ready to hang with sturdy framing wire before delivery to the Museum. No clips or saw tooth hangers. Gallery wrapped canvases will be accepted, but staples cannot be exposed. Visit our framing guidelines page for examples.
  • The entire measurement of each wall-mounted submission, measured from one outside edge of the frame to the other, cannot exceed 30”x 30” (this includes diptychs and triptychs and includes the space between all pieces that make up one submission – see graphic below).  To allow this exhibition to be non-juried for entry, with up to 3 works per artist, there are no exceptions to this guideline.  Thank you for your cooperation and selection of works that are compliant. 
  • All wall-mounted submissions must weigh under 30lbs.
  • Wet paint will not be accepted.
  • 3D work that is not wall-mounted must weigh under 100 lbs. with all components not exceeding a 36” x 36” space. This applies to all components on the floor and above.
  • Film/video must be submitted with the technology needed to display the work – this includes screen, monitor, projector, DVD player, cables, etc. 
  • Due to the high volume of art in this exhibit, kindly submit art that will not require special accommodations or hanging requirements as they will not be honored.  
  • All submissions must be from one artist – no collaborations.
  • Once artwork is delivered it cannot, under any circumstances, leave the gallery until the show ends.
  • Individual works from one artist may not all hang together – please do not submit requests for the placement of your art or for special signage to accompany your work. 
  • There are no exceptions to these requirements. Thank you, we appreciate your cooperation.

Sales/Commission: The Museum will receive 30% of all work that is for sale. No POR.


Consider Applying for our 2024 8 Visions Exhibition

A prestigious group show spotlighting eight member artists.

  • To apply, artists must exhibit work in the 2023 Members’ Exhibition and complete an 8 Visions application. An 8 Visions application should BE COMPLETED ONLINE AND IN ADVANCE of delivery of Members’ Exhibition artwork. This application must be filled out in one sitting. You cannot save and go back to the application. If needed, a computer will be available at Members’ delivery to complete this application.
  • The Members’ Exhibition juror will review the artist’s exhibition submission(s) and invite up to 20 applicants to submit a digital portfolio of 12 works for further review in January 2024. New jurors will then choose the eight artists for the 8 Visions exhibit held in the summer of 2024.
  • The fee for the 8 Visions application remains at $17.
  • 8 Visions artists from 2019, ‘20, ‘21,‘ 22 & ‘23 are not eligible for 2024’s 8 Visions.

Image: Angie Wimmer

2. Morning Noon Night

The Attleboro Arts Museum’s 2024 National Juried Exhibition

Open to all mediums, sizes & interpretations.

The Attleboro Arts Museum invites all U.S. artists to consider …

The light at high noon, or a piping hot stack of breakfast pancakes, nocturnal animals, kids waiting at the bus stop, the A.M. drive-thru line at Starbucks, trying to get comfortable on a red eye flight, filling up at the lunch buffet, a beautiful sunset on Cape Cod …   

• Prospectus released: January 2024

• Submission deadline: April 2024 via (Café)

• Exhibition: June – July 2024

Image: Nicolle St. Cyr.

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