2017 Call for Art Opportunities

Photography Exhibit

All forms of photography ready to hang from local, regional and NC artists.

Fees are $20 for up to two entries for members, $25 for  up to two entries for non-members.  Commission is set at 30% per sale.

The works must be presented ready to hang –  framed or stretched on to a canvas.

Submissions accepted at the Turnage Theatre from July 12 – 18, 2017. Note AOP is closed on Mondays.

Opening reception August 2 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for artists, AOP members and invited guests.

Works will be displayed in the Turnage Gallery from August 2 – September 2, 2017.

Plein Air on the Pamlico

September 30, 2017. ;Juried show judged by Nancy Scoble.

Held in downtown Washington, North Carolina this full day event starts with registration at 9:30 AM at the Arts of the Pamlico’s Historic Turnage Theatre (150 West Main Street, Washington).

Registration is $35 for non-members and $30 for Arts of the Pamlico members.

Registration fees are payable by phone with your credit card, cash or check at AOP or online plus $2 service charge. Online registration available here:


Registration – 2017



Hands On Arts Festival

AOP will hold its 2nd annual Hands-On Arts Festival on the Washington NC waterfront on September 30 fro 11 – 3 PM. Back up bad weather location is the Historic Turnage Theatre.

This free festival is open to the public and offers opportunities to try and buy local art.

Artist and non-profit organization booths welcome.

Be sure to stop by Eagles Wings Pantry booth and learn about how the pantry and the Arts of the Pamlico are partnering with our community to use our creativity to address hunger and food insecurity.

3D and Sculpture Exhibit

Join us for the first 3D and Sculpture exhibit at the Arts of the Pamlico’s Historic Turnage Theatre.

Fees are $20 for up to two entries for members, $25 for up to two entries for non-members. Two entries maximum per artist.  Commission is set at 30% per sale.

Juror Maryalice Johnston.

Fine Arts Show

The Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) Fine Arts Show is open to all artists 18 years or older.

All work must be original (no copies or classwork) executed within the past two years, for sale and not previously showing in an AOP Fine Arts Show.

Prospectus form to be posted and mailed in June 2017. Fees are $20 for up to two entries for members, $25 for non-members.Commission on sales is set at 30% per sale. AOP reserves the right to refuse any work it considers inappropriate for the exhibition.

Two entries maximum per artist. Cash, check or credit cards accepted. Submissions accepted October 7 and October 15 during operating hours. Guaranteed sales October 25, from 6  – 7 pm at the Historic Turnage Theatre.

Opening reception October 25 from 5:30 – 8 PM.

AOP's Marquee on Main Film Festival - December 6, 2016 - March 30, 2017

Featuring professional films by independent producers from across the country and internationally and North Carolina student films. Featuring professional films by independent producers from across the country and internationally and North Carolina student films. Eligible students must be attending a NC high school, college or university.

This three-day festival will be held at the Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington, North Carolina. Opening September 15th at 7 PM with the winning  Best Overall film shown preceded by a meet & greet with some of the judges, film makers & cast.

Best of each film category shown on Sunday, September 17, 2017.  Acknowledgement for the Best of Category and cash prizes across submissions for Best Overall ($500), Best Short ($350) & Best Full Length ($350) accompanied by an Arts of the Pamlico’s unique Turnage Theatre Marquee award. Submit via Film Freeway.

Questions? Email Crystal at crystal.holman@artsofthepamlico.org with Marque on Main in the subject line or call 252-946-2504.

February 2017: Valentines from Kids

Valentine cards in all shaped and sizes welcome from Beaufort County children and youth (no age limit) to display throughout the Turnage Theatre during the month of February. No fees. Submissions with school name and child’s first name and age accepted at the Turnage Theatre or by mail starting January 25 – 31, 2017.

February 2017: Mixed Media Art

The Arts of the Pamlico will hold its first juried mixed media exhibit in the Turnage Gallery in February 2017.  Juror, Jake Van Wyk will be judging this non-thematic exhibition of submissions artists will enter from their collection of work finished within the last two years. $100 first prize, 2nd prize – Community Theatre season tickets for 2 ($60 value) and 3rd prize – AOP movie tickets for 2 shows for 2 with snacks ($30 value).  All forms of mixed media are accepted including 3-dimensional painting or a photographs manipulated, layered artwork that are framed.Three-dimensional freestanding sculpture, wall-hung and ceiling-hung sculpture, and installations, as well as “New Media” works are welcome. The gallery features a hanging system on three walls and 1,000 square feet of open floor space for the exhibit. Artists are asked to limit their entries to two pieces. Entry fees are $20/member or $25 nonmember for up to two entries. Wall hung submissions are limited to 6 feet x 4 feet to allow for multiple works of art to be displayed. Floor displayed submissions may be no larger than 3 ft. x 4 ft. Submissions will be accepted at Arts of the Pamlico from January 27, 28, 29 and 31st) at the Historic Turnage Theatre at 150 W. Main Street in Washington, NC 27889. Opening reception February 2, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

April 2017: AOP's Glass Tulip Film Festival

Featuring Amateur and Student films from North Carolina. Eligible students must be attending a NC high school, college or university. Amateurs are non-student, non-professional full-time film makers. The festival will be held at the Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington, North Carolina. Opening April 14th at 7 PM with the winning Best Overall film shown preceded by a meet & greet with some of the judges, film makers & cast. Best of each film category shown on Saturday, April 15. Tickets on sale March 1, 2017. Fees are per entry. $25 non-students, $15 college/university students & $10 high school students. Entries by Film Freeway only.. Submissions accepted from January 2 through March 2, 2017 via Film Freway.. Questions? Email Crystal at crystal.holman@artsofthepamlico.org, call or visit AOP at www.artsofthepamlico.org.

March 2017: Students of the Pamlico Art Exhibit

Annual art exhibit for art provided by children living in or going to school in Beaufort, Hyde and Washington counties. Art accepted from February 23 – February 28, 2017 at the Turnage Theatre  No fees. Opening reception on March 2 from 5:30 – 7 pm for the show that will be on display from March 3 – 28, 2017.

May 2017 - Little Art Exhibit

AOP’s annual fundraiser to support programming will be on display from May 5 – May 18 when the closing reception takes place.This year’s fundraiser supports AOP’s School of the Art for Kids.

Buy a ticket for this fundraiser then join us at the closing reception to learn what artwork you have purchased! Tickets are $30 for one painting and $100 for four tickets.

Purchased numbers allow you to collect 8 x 10 donated works by local artists with the matching number! Pick up your works during a fun reception where you learn what you have won then have the option to try to trade your artwork this Thursday, May 18 at 5:30 PM.

June 2017 - Member Exhibit

Annual exhibit of the works of AOP members.

Members may submit up to two works. See attached flyer for details. Members are asked to label, price and sign their works.

2017 member show flyer 2

Annual exhibit of the works of AOP members.

Members may submit up to two works. See attached flyer for details. Members are asked to label, price and sign their works.

All works submitted will be offered for sale by AOP.  Commission on sales is set at 30%.

Submissions accepted with no fees for members from May 25 through May 30. Please note AOP is closed on Mondays.

Opening reception June 1 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Show on display June 2 – 27, 2016.

 

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