Events & Exhibitions
EXHIBITION: Local Winter Scenes
Westport Art Group is greeting the New Year with an exhibit of “Local Winter Scenes” – Southern New England in Winter – everything from mittens drying on a radiator, to downhill skiing, shoveling-out cars, and landscapes in winter garb.
An opening reception will be Friday, January 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
The exhibit runs from Saturday, January 12 to Sunday, January 27, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Join us in the main gallery at 1740 Main Road, Westport Point, MA 02791. Free and open to the public!
Call to Artists
WAG members, show your work! Please download the call to artists and art intake form below for complete details. Art intake will occur on on Monday, January 7, from 10 am to noon, or 5 pm to 7.
Please note that we are encouraging a commitment for gallery sitting, and you will get a reduced entry fee if you sign up with SignUpGenius. Sign up for a time slot at this link:
ARTWORK: Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, and Pastel, Photography, Mixed Media, Collage, Prints (one of a kind, hand-pulled), Digital Art. No Giclee prints. Three dimensional pieces must be able to hang from a wall or be displayed on a stand provided by the artist.
THREE WALL ENTRIES AND SIX (6) BIN PIECES: Non-refundable entry fee of $15 (one wall entry), $20 (two wall entries), and $25 (three wall entries). Prepare a back-up piece of artwork in case an entry is sold. Bin art must be matted with clear wrap. Stretched canvas or panels with finished sides are permitted as long as no staples show. No framed pieces are allowed in the art bin. All bin pieces must have artist’s identification on the back and price on the front.
On the Artist Intake Form, you are asked to sign up to be a Gallery Attendant. For artists who do not sign up, the Entry Fees will be $25 (one wall entry), $30 (two wall entries), and $35 (three wall entries).
PRESENTATION: Work must be properly framed and wired for hanging on a wall. Sawtooth hangers are not allowed. Please have your name, address, phone number, and price on the back of each work.
SIZE: Given the limitations of gallery space, entries must be no larger than 88” in circumference including frame, e.g., 20” x 24”.
DROP-OFF: Hand delivered only. Entries should be dropped off at the WAG Center, 1740 Main Road, Westport Point, MA, on Monday, January 7, from 10 am to noon, or 5 pm to 7.
PICK-UP: Work may be picked up on Sunday, January 27, from 4pm to 6 pm or Monday, January 28, 5 to 6 pm.
The Periwinkle Shop
The Periwinkle Shop features small art items and handcrafted gifts made by our members, and is located in the Westport Art Group lobby. The Periwinkle Shop is open during classes and by appointment at 1740 Main Road, Westport Point, MA. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Member Artists and Artisans are invited to sell their artwork in the shop. Contact WAG if you are interested in adding your artwork or handcrafted items to the shop.