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2017 Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers

10 cash prizes:

Best of Show – cash award open to all media: $1500

3 Jurors’ awards: $500

6 Jurors’ awards: $250

Eligibility: All media will be considered, original work only. Each work entered must have been completed in the last two years. No works of art previously shown at the museum will be accepted.Artists may enter regardless of location. Entering All entries are submitted online at Submit JPG images not to exceed 2 mb. The longest side should be 1280 pixels at 72 dpi.

Photography: Upload 1 image for each photo. Use “Additional Notes” to enter descriptive information about medium (C-Print, silver print, ink jet print, paper type, etc...) Two-dimensional entries: Upload 1 image per entry. Use “Additional Notes” to enter additional information about media. Three-dimensional entries: Upload up to 3 images for each entry. Use “Additional Notes” to enter additional information about media as well as mounting details. Please call the museum if you need help with your submission at 301-739-5727.

Fees Each artist may submit up to four works. Museum members: $12.50 per entry Non-members: $15.00 per entry. To join the museum, visit and choose “JOIN & SUPPORT” All fees are paid online via Smarter Entry. Guidelines for accepted works All works must be ready to hang. Two-dimensional works must have finished edges or be framed; works on paper must be framed behind Plexiglas or glass. D-rings or eye-screws must be installed on both sides of the picture frame. D-ring or eye-screw OPENING should be at least ½”. (No wire is needed; wire that interferes with the museum’s hanging system will be removed. No saw-tooth hangers.) Three-dimensional works must be stable; provide mounts as necessary to secure. Two-dimensional works of art or photographs must not exceed 72 inches in any direction, including frame.

Earlier Event: August 21
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Later Event: October 27