Saturday, 23 September 2023

Call for artwork for MAC’s Next Exhibit, ‘Move!’

"Hard Rain: Drought" (detail) by Alana Clearlake.

MIDDLETOWN, Calif. — The Middletown Art Center seeks strong, well-crafted artwork in any medium that expresses movement through materials and content — physical, political, spiritual, metaphorical and more.

The exhibition seeks to present a variety of perspectives and interpretations of a single word under this unifying theme.

“Move!” will be on view from Jan. 8 to March 28 in the MAC gallery and feature a collection of works in various mediums by multiple artists.

Submissions for the exhibit are due Dec. 15 to 18, via email.

The opening reception will take place Jan. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in person at MAC and online via Zoom and is free to the public.

Please visit for details on submission criteria and to download an application.

All work will be juried by the MAC Curatorial Team. In addition to the gallery exhibit, work will be showcased on MAC’s website through an interactive 3D virtual gallery, as well as on

MAC’s current exhibit “LIGHT” is on view through Jan. 2. Be sure to catch this compelling group show which features an interactive sound and light installation by Aimee Marcinko, former Cobb Mountain Art and Ecology Project resident.

The MAC Gallery is open Thursday through Monday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment by calling 707-809-8118. Social distancing and masking are always observed.

Find out more about MAC programs and events including monthly First Fridays Open Mic and Makers Faire (next is Dec. 3), Christmas in Middletown Holiday Art Market (Dec. 11), and the many ways to engage with, support, and celebrate the arts and culture in Lake County at ​ or by liking or following @mtownartcenter on social media.

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Rotary Club of Middletown
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09.30.2023 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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