Juried Art Shows

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The Butler art museum offers artists three opportunities each year to display works in the museum’s galleries with three juried art exhibitions, The National Midyear, The Area Artists Annual, and The American Holiday Arts and Crafts Show and Sale. All of these shows are juried. Unsolicited materials, as well as all entry submissions to the museum or to these juried shows will not be returned. 

The National Midyear Juried Show

The Butler’s National Midyear Show is open to artists age 18 or older who reside within the fifty United States or its territories. Works in all two dimensional media are eligible including oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawings, prints, photographs and digital works. The 83rd National Midyear Exhibition will be May 26 thru July 28, 2019. Email Jean at biaalib2@yahoo.com with your mailing address or call 330.743-1107 ext. 1312 to be put on the mailing list.  Entries are closed for this year.

Click the following link to view last year’s exhibition details: The 82nd Midyear Exhibition

The Area Artists Juried Exhibition

The Area Artists Annual juried exhibition is open to artists who reside within Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties in Ohio; and Mercer and Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania. Works in all media are eligible, including oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and crafts.  The exhibition will be October 27 – December 15, 2019  at our Trumbull Branch.Email Jean Shreffler at biaalib2@yahoo.com  with your mailing address or call 330.743.1107 ext. 1312 to be put on the mailing list. 

The American Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show and Sale

The American Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show and Sale, an annual three-day event, is held the first weekend of December. Work exhibited must be hand-created. An entry fee and, if you are accepted, a booth fee are required. All fine arts and crafts that are for sale are eligible for this holiday show, which is a fundraiser to support Butler museum education programs. To be accepted, artists must submit digital photographs of their work and their sales booth before June 15, 2018. To be considered for inclusion in the show or for more information, email Wayne Gruver at artsandcraftshow@butlerart.com or call 330.743.1107, ext. 1313 .  

48th Holiday Arts Crafts Show Application and Rules & Regulations