Ely Arts & Heritage Center
13th Annual

Star Spangled Art Show & Sale

July 7 – 10, 2018

This year is the Artist’s Choice, which is an open, all media, and limited number art show. Each artist has a limit of six pieces of work per medium. This is where you get to share the work of which you are most proud!

Artists’ Reception

Celebrate our Stars, the artists, at an Opening night Reception! The Artist’s reception is open to the public with a $20 ticket. At the reception, you, the artists, are invited as our featured guest to share wine and light hors d’oeuvres while you converse with art lovers of Ely.

Guidelines & Schedule

Important Dates:

  • June 22nd 4pm: JPEGs, Entry Fees and Applications due
  • July 5th 4-7 pm or July 6th – 10am-noon: Deliver Art to Miners Dry
  • July 7th  7-9pm: Artists Reception
  • July 8th-10th  1-4 pm daily: The show is open to the public free of charge on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
  • July 11 3-4 pm: – Pick up Artwork


  • Artwork must be original, and the favored choice of the artist.
  • All art must be for sale with only one exception as Not for Sale (NFS).
  • No prints or reproductions please.
  • Space will be allocated based on the order of applications received.
  • Consent for publicity reproduction is considered granted unless otherwise
  • Eligible Mediums: Glass, wood, fiber, ceramics, wearable art, mixed-media, sculpture, painting, metal, photography, basketry, jewelry and printmaking.
  • Presentation: Each piece must be appropriately framed, assembled, and wired for hanging. If the art piece(s) will not be hanging on a wall, then it is the artist’s responsibility to provide the free-standing display case / stands / pedestals for their work. Installation of displays will be made in assigned areas. It is the responsibility of the Exhibitor / Artist to provide the pieces in hanging condition with label identifying each piece with application: Title, Media, Size and Price
  • Delivery: The Exhibitor / Artist must deliver the artwork to the display location as scheduled.
  • Set-up: The facility team sets up the entire show. All care will be taken with your work. Ely Arts & Heritage Center is not responsible for any loss or damage.
  • Sales: All artwork must remain on display until the end of the show and sale. 75% of sales will be artist’s percentage and items sold will be paid to artist within 5 days of the end of the show.
    • What your 25% buys : Ely Arts and Heritage Center is a 501(c)3 organization which uses its funds for arts, educational and heritage programs.
  • Pick-up: The Exhibitor must pick up the art from the facility by the specified date and time.  Sold artwork will be available for pick up on the final day.

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