A Community Connected...to Each Other, to Healing, to Hope 

All Entries Must be Received on 

Wednesday, August 17th or Thursday, August, 18th, from 4-9 p.m.

Exhibition:  August 25th - September 25th

Opening Reception: Thursday, August 25th from 7-9 p.m. 

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Middletown, NJ (July 25, 2011) - The Middletown Arts Center (MAC) announces an invitation to artists (over 18) to submit work in all media to A Community Connected...to Each Other, to Healing, to Hope Juried Art Exhibition Honoring 9-11. Artwork content should convey patriotism, hope, connectedness or growth in the wake of the historical World Trade Center tragedy and not include graphic imagery.  

All entries must be received on Wednesday,  August 17th or Thursday,  August, 18th, from 4-9 p.m. to be selected by the Middletown Arts Center 9-11 Exhibit Committee.  An entry fee of $5 per submission is required to cover exhibition costs. Multiple submissions are encouraged. Works to be hung must be display ready, suitably framed and wired for hanging. Entries improperly prepared for hanging will not be accepted. Pick-up of unaccepted work will take place on Monday,  August 22nd from 4-9 p.m.  Artists are invited to submit a brief biography and promotional items along with their work. 

All work must remain on display for the duration of the exhibition from Thursday,  August 25th through Sunday, September 25th and be picked up on Monday, September 26th or Tuesday, September 27th from 7 a.m-9 p.m.  Visit www.middletownarts.org or call 732-706-4100 for an entry form. 

The exhibition’s opening reception and will be held on Thursday,  August 25th from 7-9 p.m. in the Middletown Arts Center Gallery.  All are welcome to attend this free event.  Light refreshments will be served. The exhibition will be on on view Thursday, August 25th through Sunday, September 25th in the award-winning Arts Center’s beautiful, spacious gallery which is open free of charge to residents, school and community groups and visitors from across the region.

Middletown Arts Center gallery hours are:  Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. or by appointment.  The Middletown Arts Center is located at 36 Church Street in Middletown, NJ (next to the Middletown train station). Free parking is available on site.  For more information, please call 732-706-4100.