Curated by Michael A. Butler
Opening reception: Friday, September 21st from 6:00 to 8:00pm.
CALL TO ARTISTS:
With respect and deference to Elinor and Robert McDade of the former Goat Alley Gallery, The Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum is pleased to accept submissions from all Sag Harbor Resident Artists, Sculptors, and Photographers for its "725" Exhibit.
For further information, contact Michael A. Butler, Curator at 631-725-0770 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE SHOW:
Sag Harbor has long had and still maintains a rich artistic tradition, as much a part of the fabric of the village as the air we breathe or the waters in which we swim.
Our “725” moniker refers to the original telephone exchange that all Sag Harbor households once possessed.Of course today with any number of telephone exchanges now in use, we include all artists who live within the Sag Harbor statistical area. One may just as easily say the 11963 Sag Harbor zip code instead.
The Whaling Museum’s “725” exhibit is a revival of a popular community art exhibit long held at the Goat Alley Gallery and which was the brainchild of artist Lucia Haile and gallery owners Elinor and Robert McDade among others.
In an interesting twist, the Goat Alley Gallery was located at 200 Division Street while the Museum’s address is 200 Main Street. So in a sense the “725” show has come home.
The Sag Harbor artists of today work in all manner of media and disciplines, and portray a wide range of subject matter and diverse styles. We include our resident sculptors and photographers as well.
Our multi-faceted “725” exhibit opens with a reception on Friday, September 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and will run through October 31st, thus closing our 2018 season.
The event is Free.
GUIDELINES FOR ENTRY:
ALL PARTICIPATING ARTISTS MUST BE A RESIDENT (EITHER FULL OR PART-TIME) OF SAG HARBOR INCLUDING NOYAC, NORTH HAVEN, BAY POINT OR THE IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT AREAS OF EAST HAMPTON TOWN ALONG ROUTE 114 TO THE AIRPORT ROAD (NORTHWEST/WAINSCOTT ROAD) OR SOUTHAMPTON TOWN ALONG THE BRIDGEHAMPTON-SAG HARBOR TURNPIKE TO THE TRANSFER STATION.
THERE IS NO SPECIFIC THEME OR SUBJECT MATTER FOR THIS SHOW. SUBMITTED HANGING WORKS MAY NOT MEASURE MORE THAN 12” X 16” AND MUST ARRIVE READY TO HANG. WORKS THAT ARE NOT PROPERLY FRAMED AND/OR READY TO HANG WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ALL WORKS MUST BE FOR SALE AND PREFERABLY NOT PREVIOUSLY EXHIBITED AT THE MUSEUM. THE MUSEUM TAKES A 50% COMMISSION ON ANY SOLD WORK.
WORKS MAY BE DROPPED OFF AT THE SAG HARBOR WHALING AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM AT 200 MAIN STREET ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH AND TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH DURING REGULAR MUSEUM HOURS OF 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM. IF YOU CANNOT MEET THIS DEADLINE OR NEED TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK AHEAD OF SCHEDULE INFORM US SO THAT PROPER ARRANGEMENTS MAY BE MADE.
THE OPENING RECEPTION WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST FROM 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM. THE MUSEUM WILL SEND OUT SEVERAL EMAIL BLASTS TO OUR LIST AS WELL AS PLACE NOTICES IN ARTS CALENDARS OF LOCAL NEWSPAPERS. YOU MAY PRODUCE YOUR OWN INVITATIONAL CARD AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE. FEEL FREE TO SUBMIT A BIO OR DESCRIPTION OF YOUR WORK PROCESS, ETC.
THE EXHIBIT WILL END ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31ST, OUR LAST DAY OF THE 2018 SEASON. AS THE MUSEUM IS NOT IN A POSITION TO STORE ANY ARTWORK, ALL WORKS MUST BE PICKED UP OVER THE SUCCEEDING THREE DAYS: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND, AND NO LATER THAN 2:00PM ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN OUR “725” GROUP ART EXHIBIT!
MICHAEL A. BUTLER
CURATOR & MUSEUM MANAGER