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Calls for Entries in the Target Gallery and Philadelphia

The Target Gallery in the Torpedo Factory and the Philadelphia Museum of Art are looking for artists to exhibit, with entry deadlines early next year:

Target Gallery — Push Pull Play

Deadline: February 6, 2012. In celebration of VA Commission for the Arts Minds Wide Open Celebration of Children and the Arts, the gallery will host an exhibition that focuses on interactive, kinetic, toy inspired art. This is an all media show that examines the art of the toy, open to all artists nationally and internationally. Entry fee: $35. Application details here.

(The Target Gallery is also looking for artists for a solo exhibition in 2012.)

Craft Artists Wanted
Deadline: April 1, 2012. The 36th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, a juried exhibition and retail sale, will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from November 8 to 11, 2012, with a preview party on November 7. The jury will accept 195 craft artists.

The show serves as the Museum’s largest yearly fundraising event and is devoted to bringing wide public attention to the field of craft art. Cumulative 35-year contribution: $9.6+ million. Funds raised are used to purchase works of art and craft for the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to support exhibitions and education programs and to contribute to conservation and publication projects.

At the 2011 show, 18,255 visitors attended.  Out of the 195 artists exhibiting, 64 were new to the show.  Twelve (12) of the 64 artists new to the show were juried in under the emerging artist category. Entry fee: $50. Application details here.


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