Bellamy Mansion Museum – “Wilmington: Then and Now” Spring 2017 Art Show

Wednesday, April 5 - Friday, May 26

Historic Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts is excited to launch the Spring 2017 Art Show April 5 through May 26, 2017 in its charming mansion in the heart of the downtown historic overlay district. The show will open Wednesday, April 5 with a reception from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to showcase the beauty of Wilmington and the diverse creative talents of Wilmington’s artists. Using Wilmington’s history, people, architecture, parks, flora and fauna, cemeteries, riverfront, bridges, beaches, etc. as inspiration, artists will create original artwork for submission for the show and sale. The works will hang for 8 weeks in the Mansion during the Azalea Festival and the Wilmington Wine & Food Festival. The Bellamy Mansion will be featured on the 2017 Azalea Festival Garden Club tour.

The Bellamy Mansion Art Show is open to all artists 18 years of age and older. Artists may submit ORIGINAL two-dimensional (2-D) work to include painting, pastel, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital imaging, fiber art, mosaics, stained glass, mixed media, and three-dimensional (3-D) work. 70 percent of the proceeds of the sale will go to the artist, with 30 percent donated to the Bellamy Mansion. There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20 for non-students and $10 for part-time or full-time students of an accredited school. ​

For more information about the 2017 Art Show and how to enter, please click here.