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Waterford Historical Society (CT)

October 25-27, 2024

Call for Artists 2024

Art In Waterford: Past+Present+Future

The Waterford Historical Society, Inc. is soliciting 1 or 2 original works of art from Connecticut artists for the 6th annual Art In Waterford event at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Waterford, Connecticut from October 25 through October 27, 2024. 

Deadline for submissions is August 1, 2024.

You do not need to be a member of the Waterford Historical Society to enter. (Individual annual membership is $25.)​ But please do consider joining our organization!  (See below.)

Here are the specifics:

- Depict ANY aspect of people/places/objects/impressions of southeastern Connecticut.
- Paintings, sketches, photographs, etchings, etc. should be no larger than 3’ x 4’.
- Sculptures will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Artists must provide their own easels or stands.
- Artists may sell their works of art at the price registered on the application, from which 25% will be donated to the Waterford Historical Society, Inc.     
- All works of art by contemporary artists will be placed by the artists themselves on Thursday, October 24 (from 12 - 6 p.m.). The show will be open to the general public 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27, 2024.  
- Artists should remove their pieces on Sunday, October 27, upon closing, i.e., 3-6 p.m.
- Each application must include a high-quality image of each of your artworks being submitted. By August 1, 2024, it must be e-mailed to artinwaterford@gmail.com. 

​Download the Call for Artists rules and application. 

(If you cannot email the image, please snail mail by July 25 the artwork image with your application to this address:  Kristen Widham, Waterford Historical Society, Inc., P.O.Box 117, Waterford, CT  06385.)
Our jurors will review each submission virtually, based upon your image of your artwork.

Their decisions will be shared with each artist by August 31.

Questions?  Contact Kristen Widham, President, at artinwaterford@gmail.com.

Thank you in advance for your interest in keeping Waterford’s history relevant!

Sponsored by Waterford Historical Society, Inc.       
Individual annual membership @ $25.00.     
Website: waterfordcthistoricalsociety.org/membership-.html