Wonders of the World Online Entry

wonders-2Wonders of the World is an open, all media, juried exhibit. All are welcome to apply!

Online entries are accepted from now until Monday, Nov 28 at 5:00pm EST. Notification is Dec 1.

In-person receiving is Dec 3 from 9:00 to 1:00pm

Entry Fees: Entry fees support the exhibition program at ArtCenter Manatee and help to keep the arts alive and vibrant in our community. If you are not currently a member, an individual membership is available for $60 for one full year.

1 piece – members $20, non-members $30 2 pieces – members $30, non-members $50 3 pieces – members $35, non-members $65 Diptych –members add $5, non-members add $10” Triptych –members add $15, non-members add $30

The title Wonders of the World is only a suggestion and not a hard and fast theme.

Exhibition Schedule and Requirements

Pictured: Hillsborough River #2 by Michael Sandiford.

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Take a 3D Tour of ArtCenter Manatee

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Take a 3D tour of ArtCenter Manatee

Tour by Dieter Lau

Art of the Heart – Online Entry

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Art of the Heart is an open, all media, juried exhibit to be displayed in all three galleries of ArtCenter Manatee.

The name of the exhibit is a guideline not a hard and fast theme and all work is welcome that meets the exhibition requirements in terms of originality, size, weight and finishing. See requirements here.

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2016 Giving Challenge Form

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Be The One to make a difference in the life of our community.

Every donation will be matched up to $100 by The Patterson Foundation.

We believe each one of us has the potential to impact a person, a cause, a community. In September, you can be the one to make a difference by supporting ArtCenter Manatee during the 2016 Giving Challenge.

Visit The Giving Challenge on Tuesday, September 20 at noon through Wednesday, September 21 at noon to donate. You can also call us and we will take your information and enter it for you on Sep 20, or you may fill out the secure form and submit to us.

If you donated last year (2:1 match) …

your $25 donation = $50, or your $100 donation = $200

 

If you did not donate last year (3:1 match) …

your $25 donation = $75, or your $100 donation = $300

2016 Giving Challenge Contact Information

 

Credit Card Information

 

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Thank You!

The 2016 Giving Challenge is presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation, as well as support from Manatee Community Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation, and the Herald-Tribune Media Group.

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ARTCENTER MANATEE IS A REGISTERED 501(C)(3) NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE (1-800-HELP-FLA) OR FROM THE WEBSITE: WWW. FRESHFROMFLORIDA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION #CH15646.

 

Pottery Studio Rules

Pottery Studio Rules

  • There is a designated area for clay for students who are in a class. Name, date and instructor must be written in marker on clay package. This is mandatory.
  • While in wheel classes, long hair must be tied back & dangling jewelry removed. No open toe shoes are permitted in Raku class.
  • Door leading to deck must be closed at all times.
  • Please know you leave your clay at your own risk. This is a public studio and ACM is not responsible for missing clay.
  • Shelves are exclusively provided for “work in progress” only. No personal storage on shelves please.
  • After the class session, any clay left over is to be taken home by the student or it will be removed for recycling. Open Studio participants must take clay home with them.
  • All tools, sponges, brushes, containers, etc. are to be washed and put back in designated places. This also applies for the plastic, newspapers, glazes and boards.  Keep countertops free from clutter.
  • If you intend to take work in progress home you will need to bring in your own board for transport. Boards are not to leave the premises.
  • Bisque and glazed pieces have to be picked up within 30 days of firing. After that, work will become the property of ACM.
  • The tables on the deck are not for pottery drying or as a studio workspace.
  • Please no sanding on deck & in studio. Sanding is done in raku area.
  • Please check with the instructor before adding water to glazes.
  • Be considerate of others sharing the studio and clean up after yourself. This includes tables, glazing area, lids on glaze buckets and wheels.
  • You must sign in for open studio. You have one week of open studio time after a class ends to complete your project without a fee.
  • As of January 1, 2017 only Phoenix clay provided by ACM will be permitted.
  • Please be considerate of your fellow students. This is a creative space.

Thank You and Have Fun!

Something to Talk About Online Entry

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Something to Talk About Online Entry

Online Entry Aug 1-Aug 18, 5 pm EDST
In-person Aug 27, 9am – 1pm
Pick up Oct 1, 9am – 1pm

Juror: TBA
Prizes Awarded

Something To Talk About is an open, all media, juried exhibit

Entry Fees: Entry fees support the exhibition program at ArtCenter Manatee and help to keep the arts alive and vibrant in our community. If you are not currently a member, an individual membership is available for $60 for one full year.

1 piece – members $20, non-members $30
2 pieces – members $30, non-members $50
3 pieces – members $35, non-members $65
Diptych –members add $5, non-members add $10”
Triptych –members add $15, non-members add $30

Click Here for Exhibition Schedule & Requirements

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Jewelry Open Studio

Jewelry open studio

The jewelry studio is available for use by members of ArtCenter Manatee and FSG who have successfully completed a beginning jewelry class at ArtCenter Manatee. The open studio fee is $20 per half day (3 hours) for ArtCenter Members and $10 per half day (3 hours) for FSG members. Jewelry open studio is scheduled monthly with a studio monitor. Open studio requires pre-registration and payment – Space will not be held without payment.

Times are subject to change. Studio space is limited – Please register at least 24 hours prior to your desired Open Studio time by calling 941-746-2862 or stopping by the front desk at the ArtCenter.

Fees:

ACM members:
Half day – $20.00 per person for 3 hours
Full day – $40.00 per person for 6 hours

FSG members:
Half day – $10.00 per person for 3 hours
Full day – $20.00 per person for 6 hours

Dates:

Dec 9- 10:00-1:00 & 1:00-4:00

Dec 12-10:00-1:00 & 1:00-4:00

Dec 17-10:00-1:00 & 1:00-4:00

Dec 19-10:00-1:00 & 1:00-4:00

Jan 6-10:00-1:00 & 1:00-4:00

Jan 13-10:00-1:00 & 1:00-4:00

Jan 14-10:00-1:00 & 1:00-4:00

Pottery Open Studio

The Pottery Studio is available for use during regular business hours by ArtCenter Manatee members who have completed one ceramics class at ArtCenter Manatee in the past ywo years. Open studio is available only when classes are not in session. There is a fee for use of Open Studio if you are not in a ceramics class. Each session is up to 3 hours. A full day is up to 6 hours. If you are currently enrolled in a ceramics class you have a one week grace period after your last class date. You must sign in and out at the front desk at all times. If you do not sign in/out, it will be considered an all day open studio. You must provide your own materials. Clay may be purchased for $35 per 25 lbs. Price includes glazes and firing.

  • Single Open Studio: $9 for one, 3-hour session
  • 6-pack Open Studio: $42 for six, 3-hour sessions
  • 12-pack Open Studio: $72 for twelve, 3-hour sessions

Open studio time may be paid for at the office or by calling 941-746-2862. Minimum credit card charge is $10. The schedule is subject to change.

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Become An Instructor

ArtCenter Manatee is the premier visual arts center in Manatee County. We serve a diverse community of artists from ages 4 to over 90. Our classes, over 300 a year, offer instruction for beginning to advanced students, both adult and youth. We offer classes and workshops year round in the morning, afternoon and evening, Monday through Friday. Classes and Workshops are often available on weekends.

Class proposals from high-caliber instructors are always welcome. We provide instruction in drawing, painting, watercolor, photography, pottery, sculpture, jewelry and kids art. We’ve recently added classes in mosaics and basket-weaving and are open to exploring other areas, including fashion design, stone carving, film-making/videography and glass.

If you would like to be to submit a proposal to ArtCenter Manatee, please complete the following form.

Thank you for your interest in ArtCenter Manatee!

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Exhibition Proposal Form

Please complete the following form and submit to ArtCenter Manatee. Please make sure images are named as requested to be considered. All files marked with an asterisk are required.

Thank you for your proposal.

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Artist/Curator Info

 

Payment Options

 

Rules & Signature

 

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Exhibition Proposals

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ArtCenter Manatee Exhibition Proposals

ArtCenter Manatee accepts curatorial proposals or proposals from emerging or established artists to have work included in an exhibition. They may be local, national or international. The exhibition goal is to facilitate the dialogue of artists and curators with diverse perspectives that will engage, educate and enhance our visitor’s experience.

Searle Gallery

Searle Gallery 1aArtCenter Manatee offers three galleries, the largest of which is 19’ x 58’. While there no restrictions of media or style, our exhibition requirements must be followed.

All proposals will be reviewed by a committee and the Executive Director. Please keep in mind that exhibitions are often scheduled up to two years in advance. The response may take several months after the initial submission.

There is a non-refundable fee of $25 for each proposal. Upon acceptance, there will be a fee to cover the cost of producing the exhibit including gallery rental fees.

Thank you for your submission.

Reid Hodges Gallery

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Proposals must include:

  1. Name and contact info for artist/curator
  2. CV/Resume of artist/curator including exhibition and education history
  3. Clear and concise description of exhibit-proposed work and concept, including media, number of pieces
  4. Display requirements – special requirements, pedestals, lighting, hanging, etc,
  5. Examples of artwork – 10-20 samples of actual work. All photos of work must be clearly marked with artist name title, dimensions and medium (jpg preferred, 1 mb)
  6. Preferred Dates

Successful Applicants

All successful applicants must enter into an exhibition contract with ArtCenter Manatee. ArtCenter Manatee must approve any deviation from the original exhibition proposal. In the case of major changes to the original exhibition proposal ArtCenter Manatee reserves the right to terminate the agreement. The name ArtCenter Manatee must not be used in any grant or sponsorship application without the written approval of ArtCenter Manatee.

The attendance of the artist/curator during the installation process and his/her involvement with the promotion of the exhibition is greatly encouraged.

Exhibition Expenses

If the exhibition requires materials, equipment, travel or freight costs or insurance, it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure these costs can be met. Any variation to the costs normally covered by ArtCenter Manatee will be at the sole discretion of the Director.

The following exhibition costs are normally covered by ArtCenter Manatee

  • Artist and curator fee/s
  • Email invitation to exhibition opening
  • Exhibition press release
  • Documentation of exhibition for gallery requirements
  • Installation and de-installation of exhibition
  • Publication on website and social media

 

To Submit Online select this link

Applications may also be submitted via email to: acm@artcentermanatee.org

Exhibition Requirements  PDF

Florida Life Online Entry

Online entry ends at 5:00pm on March 17. Receiving for this show is Saturday, March 26, 9:00am to 1:00pm. The show runs from March 29 through April 27. The opening reception will be March 31, 5:oo to 7:00pm. Pick up will be April 23, 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Entry Fees: Entry fees support the exhibition program at ArtCenter Manatee and help to keep the arts alive and vibrant in our community. If you are not currently a member, an individual membership is available for $60 for one full year.

Entry Fees: Entry fees support the exhibition program at ArtCenter Manatee and help to keep the arts alive and vibrant in our community. If you are not currently a member, an individual membership is available for $60 for one full year.

1 piece – members $20, non-members $30
2 pieces – members $30, non-members $50
3 pieces – members $35, non-members $65
Diptych –members add $5, non-members add $10
Triptych –members add $15, non-members add $30

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Member Show Online Entry

Online entry ends at 5:00pm on March 17. Receiving for this show is Saturday, March 26, 9:00am to 1:00pm. The show runs from March 29 through April 27. The opening reception will be March 31, 5:oo to 7:00pm. Pick up will be April 23, 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Entry Fees: Entry fees support the exhibition program at ArtCenter Manatee and help to keep the arts alive and vibrant in our community. If you are not currently a member, an individual membership is available for $60 for one full year.

1 piece – members $20
2 pieces – members $30
3 pieces – members $35
Diptych – members add $5
Triptych – members add $15

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12X12 Online Entry

Reid Hodges Gallery
October 4 – October 28, 2016

Opening Reception Thursday, October 6, 5:00-7:00pm

Online Entry until 9/22/16, Notify 9/27/16
Receiving 10/1/16, 9:00am – 1:00pm

An open, all media juried exhibition limited to works where the OUTSIDE dimensions are 12 x 12, whether framed or unframed.

What does 12 x 12 mean? 12 inches x 12 inches or 12cm x 12cm or 12mm x 12mm. (Sorry, we can’t accommodate 12 feet or yards!) On 3D pieces, two of the OUTSIDE dimensions are 12 by 12, the third can vary, as in a 12″ round ceramic plate that is 1″ deep.

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Click Here for Exhibition Requirements

Entry Fees: Entry fees are nonrefundable and support the exhibition program at ArtCenter Manatee and help to keep the arts alive and vibrant in our community. If you are not currently a member, an individual membership is available for $60 for one full year.

1 piece – members $20, non-members $30
2 pieces – members $30, non-members $50
3 pieces – members $35, non-members $65
Diptych –members add $5, non-members add $10”
Triptych –members add $15, non-members add $30

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Fine Craft & Photography: Online Entry Form

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Feb 23 – Mar 25
Opening Reception Feb 25, 5-7pm

Online Jan 14 – Feb 11, 5pm
In-Person Receiving: Feb 20, 9-1pm

Pick-up: Mar 26, 9-1pm

Fine Craft & Photography is an open, juried exhibit featuring fine craft and photography. Open to all artists, each artist may enter up to 3 pieces.

Entry Fees: Entry fees support the exhibition program at ArtCenter Manatee and help to keep the arts alive and vibrant in our community. If you are not currently a member, an individual membership is available for $60 for one full year.

1 piece – members $20, non-members $30
2 pieces – members $30, non-members $50
3 pieces – members $35, non-members $65
Diptych –members add $5, non-members add $10
Triptych –members add $15, non-members add $30

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Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County Online Entry

FAF Logo 72To enter the Fine Arts Festival, please complete the form below, uploading the required four images. When you are finished, select submit. You will be taken to PayPal to pay the $30 non-refundable jury fee. Thanks for entering!

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