Inviting local artists for annual juried art show

Now an annual tradition at the Sharon Historical Society’s art gallery, local and area artists are invited to submit works for the 2024 juried exhibit to be on display and available for purchase between Saturday, Feb. 17, and Friday, March 29.

This year’s theme is “Let’s Dance.” The exhibit will run concurrently with the historical society’s showing of a photographic collection titled “Ballet Through the Lens: Photography of Fran Kelsey.”

Artists are invited to submit their own works in celebration of the concept of dance, whether a literal depiction or a work that might be inspired by the idea of dance, incorporating movement, flow, joy or exhilaration, or even sequential use of space.

Works in any medium are welcome, whether oil, acrylic, watercolor, drawing, pastels, photography, print, ink, sculpture, fabric, stone, clay or others.

Submissions must be delivered to the historical society Wednesday, Feb. 14, between 9 and 11 a.m. or by arrangement. There is an entry fee for each submission; cash prizes will be awarded by the judges. There will also be an award category called SHS Crowd Pleaser based on visitors’ personal favorites.

For more details, go to the historical society website at To email the Gallery Committee,

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