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Visual Music - a MARN Member Exhibition

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May 1 - June 18

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722 E. Burleigh Milwaukee 53212

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Visual Music - MARN and Riverwest’s ArtBar present a MARN Member Exhibition!


Visual music, sometimes called "colour music," refers to the use of musical structures in visual imagery…” Concepts to think about: Harmony, rhythm, tempo, atonal, staccato, crescendo, lyrics… 

Show dates:  May 1 – June 18
Reception: May 15, 6:00 to 11:00 pm:  Cash bar, Complimentary appetizers, readings, 7:30 awards ceremony, live music at 9:00 pm
ArtBar 722 E. Burleigh  Milwaukee 53212

Cash Prizes
Best in Show ($150), Second Place ($100), Third Place ($75), and Two Honorable Mentions:  Merchandise awards. Awards juried by Don Krause, owner and curator.

Event Guidelines
• Open to all MARN Members
• Participants will each receive one 13” x 13” album cover frame, with an opening of 12.5 x 12.5” (included in the $35 registration fee). Create a work of art inspired by music or musicians to fit the frame. Artists are encouraged to be creative in their use of the frame, but all works are limited to 13 x 13”.  3D works can be no larger than 13x13x13”. Wall mounted pedestals provided.
• Registration is limited to 75 persons on a first come, first served basis. If fewer than 75 persons register, second frames will be available for purchase (for $12) by those who wish to submit two pieces.
The registration fee is $35, which includes the frame. Registration can be done online on this page, by mail, or in person during the dates and times listed below.
If you bring a new member to MARN during registration, you and that member will pay only $25 each to register for the exhibition. To get the discount, you must both register in person and your friend will pay his/her MARN membership at that time.

In-person registration and frame pick-up will take place on the following dates and times:


Extended Date: Monday, April 6th from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM     

• Deliver work to the Art Bar between Saturday, April 25 and Monday, April 27, 2015 between 3:00 pm and midnight. PLEASE PACKAGE WORK APPROPRIATELY and label packaging with your name and phone number
• With your frame you will receive two label forms. One is to be attached to your work, and another to be handed in when you drop off your work.
• Work does not have to be wired. Work will be installed by the ArtBar.
• The ArtBar will take a 30% commission on sales. 10% of the commission will be donated to MARN
• Unsold Artwork must be picked up from the Art Bar between Sat., June 20 and Sun. June 21 any time between 3:00 and midnight.
• Abandoned art works will be considered a donation to MARN.

If registering by mail, return with check to:
MARN; 207 E. Buffalo Street, Suite 600, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Checks are payable to MARN
To pay by credit card, please register online or in person at one of the dates and times listed above. All artists must sign and submit this form by mail or during frame pick-up. For questions, contact monica@artsinmilwaukee.org

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