Call for Entry

44th Annual Community Art Show

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The Matthews Opera House and Art Center is excited to announce a call for entry for their 44th annual Community Art Show. Once again, the Matthews is opening its doors to artists of all ages and abilities, from amateur to professional, to exhibit their work. 

Awards will be given in six different categories: Best of Show, People’s Choice, Adult (with first, second, and third awards), and as well as awards for youth. Prize amounts will depend on the category. Patrons to the gallery are also encouraged to vote for People’s Choice until April 28. 

An opening reception will be held on April 7 at 5 pm, and the event is free to attend. Winners of Best of Show, adult, and youth categories will be announced that evening. Attendees will also be offered the first opportunity to cast their ballot for People’s Choice. Voting will remain open in this category through April 28. The People’s Choice Award will be announced on the Matthews Facebook page on May 6. 

This call is open to all artists, age groups, levels, and media. Works created by individuals 18+ must be for sale. Works by artists under 18 are exempt from this rule and may be marked “not for sale.”

Entries must be delivered to the Matthews Gallery at 612 N Main St, Spearfish from March 20 – 25. The Community Art Show will exhibit from April 3 – May 6 and is free for public viewing Monday through Friday from 10 am until 5 pm. Pieces may be picked up the week after the show has concluded. 

Download the application here!



Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, March 26, 2023 @ 5:00 pm



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