Flyer announcement for the National Midyear Exhibition. The left side of the frame has a lone statue of a woman in armored like dress. Plated on her breasts and flowing down the rest of her body. To her left she rests he hand on a large round shield. In her right hand she clenches her hand in a tight fist. Her shoulders are adorned with a fur cape and her head wears a bladed helmet, with a blade on each side and the top reaching from the rear of her head to her brow. The text on the flyer reads " 88th National Midyear Exhibiton. April 11th 2024: Entries and Fees are due, May 31st 2024: Accepted works are due, June 23rd 2024 Opening and Award Announcement, August 11th 2024: Exhibition Closes. Submit entries online at www.butlerart.com."

The Butler Institute extends its deepest gratitude to the myriad of artists who have demonstrated their interest and shared their creative endeavors with us for consideration in the 88th National Midyear Exhibition.

At this time, all participants should have received emails regarding the status of their acceptance in the exhibition. It is with great anticipation that we look forward to unveiling the chosen pieces, as we continue our mission to celebrate and preserve the rich tapestry of American art.

We express our sincerest appreciation for entrusting your artwork to the Butler Institute. It is through your contributions that we continue to enrich and expand the narrative of American art.


Accepted works:

Artwork being shipped must arrive no later than May 21, 2024, and no later than May 31st, 2024. No delivery on Saturday, Sunday, or Monday. All shipping arrangements and costs are the responsibility of the artist. A prepaid return shipping label must be included with the work upon arrival. Return shipping should reasonably be expected to leave the Butler by September 15, 2024.

In-person deliveries: May 29, 2024 – May 31, 2024 between the hours of 11am-3pm.

In-person pickup: August 14, 2024 – August 16, 2024 between the hours of 11am-3pm.


Opening Reception & Award Announcement: June 23, 2024