Juried Art Exhibition

May 28-June 19, 2020


Entry Deadline: March 6, 2020

Entry Deadline

Friday, March 6

The entry form, entry fee and accompanying images must be received by or postmarked by deadline date.


Friday, APRIL 17

Artists whose pieces have been accepted will be notified by letter and e-mail no later than April 17, 2020. Details for delivery or shipping of accepted work will be included.


Sunday, May 17 & Monday, May 18

To Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, Sunday, May 17,  from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. & Monday, May 18,  11 a.m. to 1 pm.  Shipping Instructions will be included in the acceptance letter.

Opening Reception

Friday, May 29

From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College. Awards ceremony at 6 p.m.

Exhibition Hours

Thursday, May 28 to Friday, June 19

Schmucker Art Gallery: Tues. through Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Closed Mondays.


Friday, June 19 & Saturday, June 20

From Schmucker Gallery, Friday, June 19 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You must plan on having your items removed before the end of the Artist Check-Out.  We reserve the right to remove artwork from its display space in order to expedite the tear-down process.


While in the exhibit, art will be insured by Schmucker Art Gallery.


Contact the Adams County Arts Council at (717) 334-5006 • entries@adamsarts.org • www.adamsarts.org

Location of Exhibition

Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College

300 North Washington Street

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325



Any person over the age of 18.  ACAC board members, staff, their spouses and families are ineligible to enter.  Any person employed full-time by Schmucker Art Gallery is also ineligible to enter.


Two-Dimensional ~ Three-Dimensional

Juror of Selection & Awards

William Crow, PhD. Director of the Lehigh University Art Galleries.  Professor of Practice, Dept. of Art, Architecture, and Design.


Best of Show:  $1,000, Scott & Co. Fine Jewelers

2nd Prize:  $750, OPEN  MINDS

3rd Prize:  $500, Lark

4th Prize:  $250, Harvest Investment  Services/ Kristine Witherow

5th Prize: $150, Gunnar Galleries

Purchase Award: $500, A&A Village Treasures

Landscape Award: $500, Land Conservancy of Adams County

Blick Art Materials Award: $125 gift certificate

Director’s Award: $100, Schmucker Art Gallery

Commission on Sales

The ACAC will take a 40% commission from the sale of art.  Please factor this into your price.

Entry Fee

$30 for current ACAC member

$45 for non-member (see membership form to join)

A non-refundable check payable to: ACAC

Mail with entry to:

ACAC Juried Art Exhibition

125 South Washington St

Gettysburg, PA 17325

Agreement:  Submission of work to the exhibition will constitute an agreement to comply with rules, conditions and requirements listed on this form.

  • Entries must be the original work of the submitting artist and completed within the past three years. (2016 through the entry deadline).
  • Works should be no larger than 60 inches, framed/hang-ready or display dimensions, in any direction.
  • Entries may NOT have been accepted for exhibition in prior ACAC juried art exhibitions.
  • ACAC and Schmucker Art Gallery reserve the right to reject any work.
  • All work must be free standing or hang-ready.
  • Labeled work must include title, date, price or insurance value if not for sale,  and artist’s name.
  • No prints or copies of original works will be accepted. Digital prints will be considered original art only if accompanied by the artist’s statement confirming same.
  • Once an item has been accepted it may not be withdrawn or the conditions of sale changed without the consent of the Art Exhibition Committee.
  • Art sales do not include reproduction rights. The artist and buyer must negotiate separately.
  • Artwork receiving request of purchase will be sold on a “first-come/first-served” basis.
  • Artwork purchased but not collected will be retained by ACAC. Every effort will be made to contact the buyer. If the sale remains incomplete after 3 months, the artist can reclaim the work.
  • ACAC & Schmucker Gallery reserve the right to photograph work for publicity and education purposes.  Please indicate any objections  in writing and attach to entry form.
  • ACAC & Schmucker Gallery are not responsible for storage of artwork after June 20, 2020.

Images must be a .jpg file format at 300 dpi and no larger than 5 MB in size for each image.  Please label each saved image as follows: #1.JohnDoe.MyGreenPainting.jpg

Entry time has ended