Attleboro Arts Museum

Entry Deadline: Apr. 23

86 Park St
Attleboro, MA 02730
PHONE 508 222-2644

A National Juried Exhibition at the Attleboro Arts Museum in Attleboro, MA

In-gallery Exhibition: June 15th–July 13th, 2022*
In-person Opening Awards Reception: Saturday, June 18th, 2pm – 4pm*  The need for connectivity has taken on a new meaning since the onset of the pandemic. The Attleboro Arts Museum (AAM) invites all U.S. artists to respond to the theme of Connectivity by exploring concepts such as: community, technology systems, the grid, emotional bonds, bridges, electrical currents, velcro, dating apps, block parties, chain links, team building exercises, detours, 23andMe, other.

Open to all mediums, sizes and interpretations
Collaborations, diptychs and triptychs are eligible
Six prizes of $100 each will be awarded
* Exhibition and reception formats are subject to change due to health and safety mandates. If need be, virtual formats will be put into place.

Each artist may submit up to two different entries.
All mediums and interpretations of Connectivity from U.S. artists will be juried. There is no size limitation per entry, however all submissions (both 2D & 3D) cannot weigh over 100 lbs each.
Work must not have been previously exhibited at the AAM at any time. Each artist may apply by uploading only one file per submission (two different submissions of original artwork max). To show the front & back of 3D art, submit one composite image that contains alternative views. Name each submitted file with the title of the art and artist’s last name (ex: Handshake_Jones.jpg). Please avoid using “Untitled” to name your work. Artists can submit 2D, 3D, installation, audio/video work. If selected, all tech, accessories and specialized hardware must be supplied (monitors, projectors, cables, etc.).

Entry fees

$18 covers payment for up to two pieces for Museum members; $25 covers up to two pieces for non-members.
You can join as a member when you pay for your submission(s) or join now. All fees and memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Submission Deadline

Saturday, April 23rd at 11:59 PM, Mountain Time (MT)
Entries that are emailed or hand-delivered will not be accepted.

Notification of Decision

All artists will receive notification of the juror’s decision sent to the email address that they have provided by Thursday, May 19th at 7 PM, MT.
Additionally, all accepted works will be listed by title on
All artists are expected to check the in-box of the email address that they provided and/or the Museum’s website ( for notification of the juror’s decision. Please no inquiries.

Delivery of All Accepted Work

To properly record and install all accepted pieces, all work (and detailed hanging instructions/hardware, if applicable) must be delivered between May 20th and June 4th, from 10 AM – 3 PM, EST. We’re closed Sundays & Mondays, and on Saturday, May 28th. The AAM will not accept your artwork before May 20th or after June 4th.

Accepted work can be either hand-delivered or shipped to the Museum. Attleboro Arts Museum, Attn: Connectivity, 86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703 ou can arrange to send a representative to deliver and/or pick up your artwork for you. The AAM is not responsible for making these arrangements for exhibiting artists. Once artwork is delivered it cannot, for any reason, leave the gallery until the exhibition concludes.
Wet paint or unfinished work will not be accepted. Installations that require complex assembly by the artist must be scheduled in advance of delivery. 1) The accepted installation artwork must first be delivered to the Museum for the curator to review and then 2) the assembly by the artist will be scheduled for a separate time. The artist is responsible for all travel, lodging, shipping, materials and labor.

Mark all accepted artwork with the artist’s name, address, city/state/zip, phone, email, title of piece, dimensions (w x h x d), weight (no more than 100 lbs) and sale price (if applicable).
Artists are responsible for all fees associated with the shipping of their work. FedEx is the AAM’s preferred shipping vendor.
Download a Connectivity Loan Agreement and Delivery Checklist (available online once acceptances have been announced) and submit with your accepted artwork.
All shipped work must include:

$10 handling fee – per piece
Pre-paid return shipping label
Payment of shipping vendor’s pick-up fee
A photo of your art taped to the outside of package
A completed Loan Agreement & Delivery Checklist
Send to: Attleboro Arts Museum, Attn: Connectivity, 86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA, 02703.

All fees are non-refundable.
Checks payable to Attleboro Arts Museum.


All accepted work must be framed, gallery-wrapped or finished on the edges and ready to hang at delivery with a sturdy wire hanging system. See the Museum’s Framing Guidelines for details.
We strongly recommend neutral frames and white or off-white mats.
Any pieces that do not match the juror’s decision, or are not the piece that was accepted, will not be installed and be returned COD.


All art sales are subject to the Museum’s commission of 30% for Museum members, 40% for non-members. Work does not need to be for sale.


The AAM will insure all work from the date of arrival at the Museum through the stated pick-up dates. The maximum insurance amount covers up to an artist’s value of $2000, with a $500 deductible payable by the artist. The Museum is not responsible for loss or damage in shipping, or for insuring art during shipping. Art left beyond the final pick-up date of July 16th at 3 PM EST, will not be insured.

In-person Pick-up of Exhibited Work

In-person pick-up takes place on July 14th, 15th & 16th; 10 AM – 3 PM, EST. If a representative is picking up work for the artist the rep’s name must be shared with the AAM in advance of the pick-up. Call 508-222-2644 x10 or email: [email protected]
Work left past July 16th at 3 PM, EST will be charged $5 per day per piece at late pickup.

Return of Work–Shipped by the Museum

All work that was shipped to the AAM will be packed and shipped by July 19th, 2022, using the original packing materials that were supplied. You must enclose a pre-paid shipping label for the return of your work (the shipping vendor’s pick-up fee must be pre-paid as part of the return shipping label) and a $10 handling fee per piece.
Checks payable to Attleboro Arts Museum. If you are within driving distance we would appreciate an in-person pick-up. The Attleboro Arts Museum invites all U.S. artists to submit interpretations of “connectivity.” Open to all mediums, sizes and concepts related to “connectivity.” Collaborations, diptychs, and triptychs are eligible.

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