OUR TOWN Art Show & Sale
MARCH 31 – APRIL 1, 2023
The Community House

The Community House invites you to join us for the 38th annual OUR TOWN Art Show & Sale! This all media and juried art show provides a forum for Michigan artists to display and sell their work. The Show includes paintings, pastels, sculptures, glassworks, fiber, photography, jewelry, and mixed media. Artists receive sixty-five percent of the proceeds from the sale of art, while thirty-five percent goes to the programs and services provided by The Community House, a non-profit organization serving people in the community for 100 years!

Eligibility

This all-media show and sale is open to all Michigan artists 18 years and older. Artists may submit a maximum of 3 works of art, with the exception of jewelry, where 5 pieces may be submitted. Submissions may NOT have been shown in any previous OUR TOWN show. Accepted artwork may not be removed for the duration of the show.

Entry Information

  • You may submit up to 3 pieces of artwork unless you are submitting jewelry, then you may submit up to 5 pieces.
  • Submissions may NOT have been shown in any previous OUR TOWN show.
  • All works submitted must be for sale at the price indicated on the entry form.
  • No changes in price, medium or dimensions. TCH will not make any changes to the information provided after entries are received.

Note: The Early Bird entry fee is $39 if received by January 15th. The entry fee increases to $50 if received after January 15th. The final day for all entries is February 1, 2023.

 Sales Information

  • Submissions may not be removed for the duration of the show.
  • The Community House Foundation, a nonprofit organization, retains a 35% sales commission.

If you would like to be considered for OUR TOWN 2023, please follow the steps below:

  1. Register yourself as an Artist (click here)
  2. Once you have completed your registration and paid for your entry, you will receive an email receipt.
  3. Within 24 hours, you will receive an additional instructional email with a secure personalized link to submit your entry and your artwork images.

Artists will be notified of the jury results by email the first week of March. If you would prefer a paper entry and/or to send in a check or cash for your entry fee, click OT 2023 Fillable Form to download the entry form.

Important Dates

OUR TOWN Opening Night Party: March 30, 2023, 6-9:00 p.m. (Juried Artists attend for free)

OUR TOWN Art Show & Sale: Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1, 2023 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. both days)

OUR TOWN Online Exhibit & Sale: March 31 – April 15, 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

Time To Get Involved

Start your philanthropic journey with The Community House and become a part of our extraordinary legacy. Whether it's a gift of your time, talent or treasure, we welcome your involvement with our organization as we strive to preserve the house people have been calling home for over a century. The time is now!

Learn more about how you can get involved in FUNDRAISERS, GIVING and VOLUNTEERING.