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Call for Submissions: Open Exhibition

Ancestors Exhibition (Annual Dia de los Muertos
Community Celebration with Dance, Music and Food)

Dear Artist and Friends,

Please consider submitting your work for an exhibition scheduled to open October 27th from 3 until 7pm entitled “Ancestors.” This exhibition has been planned to acknowledge those who have passed and the people left behind who cope with loss. Loss is part of all of our shared experience. However this past summer in Huerfano County brought the Spring Creek fire and its aftermath. This was more than most of us were prepared to comprehend.

In respect to those who were affected by the fire and being evacuated and many who lost their homes, the Museum of Friends is inviting artists to create a new installation that explores mourning, loss or any aspect of the memory of ancestors.

Each participant will be given an approximate 10’ space to fill with photographs, zeroxes, gi-clee prints, original art, sculpture, fabric works and material objects that reference the ancestor who has passed.

You must fill out and submit this entry form before October 13th.

Please see Artist Submission form for relevant dates and information or give us a call to discuss your idea and how it may fit in with the show: 719-738-2858 or visit www.museumoffriends.org or email: info@museumoffriends.org

Museum of Friends 2018

2nd Floor Exhibitions

Permanent Fine Art Collection, Paintings Sculptures, Prints, Photographs, and Hawaiian Exhibition

November 30, 2017 thru June 30, 2018

Matt Gonzalez, Collages, Harry Tsuchidana, Watercolors

1st Floor Exhibitions

Changing Exhibitions, Public Programs, Special Events, Adult Classes, Children’s Art Lab, Made in Walsenburg
Shop

December 2, 2017

Gala Benefit “Save the Roof & Dick Building” with History Colorado Grant Historic Building Restoration

December 2, 2017 thru March 20, 2018
Friends of MOF Art Exhibition and Sale

May 25th 2018 to June 16th
Architectural Drawings of the Restoration Plans with Form & Works Architects & History
Colorado and historical photos

May 5th thru May 11th
Mixing it Up with Scott Pfaffman AIR Work in Progress at Miner’s Plaza and community youth
and invited artists

May 11th thru June 15th
Mixing It Up Exhibition of Drawings & Plans for Site Sculpture

July 4 thru September 19th
Libre 50th Anniversary Celebration, Exhibit & Public Programs

October 1st thru December 30th
El Dia de los Muertos, annual exhibit, dance, music celebration

www.museumoffriends.org 719-738-2858 Tuesday thru Saturday Noon until 5 pm

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