Events

ST. PETER’S @ 250! ART SHOW INVITATION

St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church in Spencertown, NY is celebrating its 250 years on the Green throughout 2021.

As part of this occasion, the Church and the Friends of Historic St. Peter’s Church (a non-sectarian, not-for-profit organization founded to oversee the restoration and maintenance of the Church) are planning an art exhibit.

All artists and art owners are welcome to submit artwork that reflects some aspect of the Church building, its setting, or the community it serves.  Visitors will be welcome to view the art at the Church, with CDC protocols in place, beginning on Sunday, September 5, through the end of October.  The artwork will also be available for viewing or purchase online.  See below for details regarding submissions.

Important Dates: 

  • Submission of artwork by email – no later than Saturday, August 14, 2021;
  • Artwork to be dropped off at Church – Saturday, August 21 10:00 AM-Noon; and Sunday, August 22, Noon- 2 PM.
  • Kickoff of the art show will take place on September 5, Homecoming Sunday. 

CDC-recommended protocols for social distancing (if still in effect) will be followed for drop-offs.   To submit entries and/or ask questions.

Guidelines for the “St. Peter’s @ 250” Art Show

Entries and Specifications

·      Up to three pieces may be submitted in any media.  Work should not exceed a total more than 36” in height or width, including mat and frame (if framed in traditional manner).  If non-traditional, 36” in both directions still applies.

·      New works as well as ones prepared previously are welcome.

·      Freestanding or 3-dimensional work must be able to be exhibited on pedestals or directly on the floor.

Entry Requirements.

·       All entries must be submitted by email in a Word document (.doc or .docx) and image in jpeg format only.  No PDF or HTML formats, please. Send the email to info411@friendsofsaintpeters.org

·      In the Word document, include the Artist (or owner’s) name, phone number, mailing address and email address.

·      A confirmation email will be sent once your entry is received.

Display Information.

·      Appropriate secure hardware must be attached to all hanging artwork for installation (no tape, no claw hangers, no fishing line, no string).

Price and Commission.

·      Of course, you may donate your work for sale to benefit the Church/Friends.  Or, the Church/Friends will retain 40% commission for any sales made.  If you wish to submit work that is Not For Sale (NFS), it will be happily accepted.