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Duxbury Art Association’s Member Art Show 2018
The Ellison Center for the Arts
64 St. George Street, Duxbury, MA
Labor Day Weekend 2018



Join us for our Opening Reception at
The Ellison Center for the Arts,
Friday August 31st from 6:30-10pm.
Enjoy cocktails, catered hors d'oeuvres, live music, and fabulous original artwork by our very own DAA member artists. We will be having an auction during the party.



Entry is open to all Duxbury Art Association, members. Membership applications will be available at registration or online at Membership runs from July 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019.



Art Show opens to the public                                               Friday August 31st, 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Art by the Bay Cocktail Party and Auction                         Friday, August 31st, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Awards Ceremony                                                                 Friday, August 31st, 7:30 p.m.

Art Show opens to the public                                              Saturday, September 1st 10:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Children’s "Best in Show" Award                                         Saturday, September 1st Noon

Art Show closes                                                                     Saturday, September 1st 4:00 p.m.


Artwork Registration:


All adult entries will be entered online via 

Art Drop-Off

Wednesday, August 29th, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 30th,  9:00 – noon

No entries will be accepted after noon on Thursday, August 30th.

Artists may enter up to two pieces of original artwork (at least one should be for sale). The DAA will retain 25% sales commission. The entry fee is $20 for one or two adult pieces and children are FREE. Entered work may not have been previously exhibited in a DAA show. All artwork must be labeled on the back with Name, address, email, cell, and title of work prior to drop-off. Children’s art should include name, age and grade entering. All art work is expected to hang for the duration of the show.


Artwork Pick up:

Saturday, September 1st 4:00 - 6:00

A permission slip is required by anyone--other than the artist--picking up artwork.

All artwork left after 3:30 on September 1st, will be held at the Duxbury Art Association at The Ellison Center, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, MA.  A storage fee of $10 per day will be charged for all stored artwork. Any artwork left past October 6th, 2018 becomes the property of The Duxbury Art Association.



Textiles, drawing, pastels, mixed media, printmaking, oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, sculpture.

All artwork must not be larger than 48” x 48”, unless pre-approved.  Artwork must be gallery ready for hanging with braided wire, securely attached to the frame, approximately 1/3 of the way down frame. Clip-on frame or saw tooth hangers are NOT allowed.  Inappropriately framed items will not be accepted.

New this year: All children’s artwork done on paper, must be framed. Artwork on gallery wrapped canvas does not need to be framed, but does need to be appropriately wired for hanging (see above).

Sculpture must be accompanied by a pedestal. There is no availability for individual lighting.



Adult category Ages 18 and up

Best in Show - $300

1st Place Watercolor - $75

1st Place Oil - $75

1st Place Acrylic - $75

1st Place Pastel - $75

1st Place Drawing - $75

1st Place Photography (includes altered and digital)- $75

1st Place Sculpture - $75

1st Place Textiles - $75

1st Place Mixed Media - $75

1st Place Printmaking - $75


Children’s category Ages 8 - 17

Best in Show - $100

This year the Children’s Art Show will be judged by the community. Guests visiting the show will be asked to vote on their choice of “Best in Show”. One vote per guest. The artist with the most votes tallied will be awarded $100 for Best in Show.

Voting begins Friday, August 31st at 10:00 a.m. and ends Saturday, September 1st  at 11:00 a.m.