Call to Artists: Set Off the Summer!




Hello creative people!

HarborArts is putting on a summer kickoff event & pop-up exhibition on June 19 from 6-11pm here in the shipyard, in BLDG 32!  We’ve got space for up to 10 artists to showcase their work.  Here are the basic event details:

Set Off the Summer
EASTIE WEEK POP-UP • JUNE 19, 2015 – 6 to 11pm

Eastie Week is a week-long series of events highlighting the rich cultural
diversity of our waterfront neighborhood. Eastie week will begin at
HarborArts, with a Summer in the Shipyard kick-off and pop-up exhibition.
Join us for Set Off the Summer, an evening of art, music, and libations in an immense, raw industrial space called BLDG 32. This BLDG 32 showcase will include a curated pop-up exhibition featuring works by compelling, local contemporary artists, paired with some of Boston’s freshest talent in the music scene. With an estimated attendance of 400 guests, the event will serve as our annual kickoff of the HarborArts Summer in the Shipyard 2015.

Artist info:

  • No fee to enter.
  • Accepting paintings, photography, sculpture (wall hanging, free standing, or hanging sculpture), projection, installations.
  • All work must be submitted by email to with images or a website that reflects your work by June 3 at 11pm
  • Works for sale should be priced to sell ranging from $150 – $1200, with 20% of the sale price being a donation to our 501(c)(3) non-profit.
  • Hanging days: Wednesday June 17 to Thursday June 18
  • Work must come down and be picked up by Sunday, June 21 at 5pm
  • There will be no admission charge at the event for participating artists, and artists will receive 2 additional free tickets to the event.

Please Submit:

  • The work or works you wish to enter with digital images of the work you are submitting for the exhibition
  • A statement that includes the medium and price of each piece
  • Your contact information including an email and phone number
  • (Optional) A website or additional images of your work

If you have further questions, please shoot us an email at

We look forward to working with you!

HarborArts Curatorial Crew

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *