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Art on Main 2018 Window-Front Art Gallery - Call to Artists!

Art on MainDeadline:  September 18, 2017

A program of the City of Auburn, Art on Main selects regional artists to install 3-dimensional or multi-media art installations in a public window-front exhibition space in downtown Auburn. The program offers a $1,000 artist stipend to support the creation of new work and site-specific projects, or the installation of existing work. For more information or to apply, please visit: CaFElinks to external site


2018 City of Auburn Art Galleries - Call to Artists!

Deadline:  October 18, 2017

The City of Auburn is seeking artists and/or artist groups working in two-dimensional or small three-dimensional media to exhibit their work at three City of Auburn gallery spaces during 2018. Galleries are within City operated buildings including City Hall, Auburn Senior Center (Cheryl Sallee Gallery) and Community and Event Center. Artists and/or artists groups of diverse mediums are encouraged to apply, including but not limited to: printmaking, painting, drawing, mixed media, textiles, mosaic, glass, recycled materials, photography, calligraphy, collage, fiber art, ceramics, jewelry, metal sculptures, etc.

For more information or to apply, please visit: CaFElinks to external site


2018 - 2020 Auburn Poet Laureate - Call for Nominations

Deadline:  October 25, 2017

The City of Auburn Poet Laureate recognizes and honors a citizen poet of exceptional talent and accomplishment. The Poet Laureate also encourages appreciation of poetry and literary life in Auburn. Once a Poet Laureate program is established the Auburn Arts Commission will forward a recommendation to the Mayor for final selection and appointment. The term of service for the next Poet Laureate will be three years, beginning in the January of 2018.

For more information and to nominate a talented local poet for this exciting opportunity, please view the details and forms (PDF).


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To request information on arts programs, call 253-931-3043 or email the Arts Commission.


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