APRIL 30 : Art-A-Thon



The Harlow invites Maine artists to participate in our upcoming Art-a-thon!


On Saturday, April 30th, from 10a to 5p, Artists are invited to create art together in celebration of art and community! Artists are welcome to create at the Harlow or at home and share their process. All mediums, shapes, and sizes welcome!


At the end of the day on Saturday, artists are invited to bring their artwork, whether in progress or finished, to casually display at an evening reception + celebration open to the community at 5p.


To participate, artists must raise $10 from 10 people for the Harlow ($100 total).


We are so excited for this beautiful event and fundraiser for the beloved Harlow!


To sign up for this event, please fill out this form.


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KEY DATES + TIMES

Thursday, April 28th : Deadline to sign up to participate in the Art-a-thon.

Saturday, April 30th : Deadline for artists to donate participation fee ($100).

Saturday, April 30th, 10a - 5p : Artists create art from home or at the Harlow!

Saturday, April 30th, 5p - 7p : Reception + post art-making celebration at the Harlow!


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SAMPLE PLEDGE REQUEST

'I am participating in the Harlow Gallery’s April Art-A-Thon! On Saturday, April 30th, I’ll spend the day creating art to raise funds for Hallowell's beloved Harlow Gallery. All proceeds will help the Harlow plan and host events, classes, groups and workshops for the Central Maine artist community. You can sponsor me with a donation of $10 (or more)! After the Art-a-thon, The Harlow will host a community reception and celebration at 5p, where all the art created will be on display! I'd love for you to come and see what I created, then. Thank you for your support!'


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SUBMITTING PLEDGES

Artists can have sponsors :

• mail checks* made out to 'Harlow Gallery' to 100 Water Street, Hallowell ME 04347; or

• pay online here + email us (info@harlowgallery.org) to confirm which artist the pledge is for; or

• pay at the gallery (cash, card, or check).


Or, artists can collect all their pledges, then :

• mail or deliver donations to the gallery, or

• pay $100 online, here, + email us to confirm which artist the donation is for.


Artists can keep track of their pledges using this pledge form.


*Please include the memo : 'Art-a-thon - [Artist Last Name]'


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PARTICIPATION

When you fill out the Art-a-thon interest form, please specify if you're interested in creating artwork from the Harlow or from home.


Participating at the Harlow :

The Harlow will provide artists ample workspace. Artists are responsible for bringing any / all art supplies. The Harlow has tables and chairs available, though artists are encouraged to bring their own easels. The gallery will be open to the public, community members are encouraged to visit and see artists create!

The Harlow will provide refreshments + light snacks for participating artists.


Participating at Home :

Artists are asked to take short videos + photos of their progress, post these on social media, and tag the Harlow (@the.harlow)! If possible, we'd love artists to bring whatever they create (whether finished or still in progress) to the Harlow's Art-a-thon reception at 5p.


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QUESTIONS?

Email our Gallery Assistant, Ellyn Snider, at ellyn@harlowgallery.org.