Thursday, November 7, 2019

3 Cities Art Club accepting entries for annual exhibition

Local artists have only until Nov. 12 to submit their work for the upcoming Three cities Art Club 8th Annual Open Call for Artists.
The juried exhibition will include prizes for original hanging art in two categories, photography and all others. The entry fee is $35 for up to three pieces plus $5 for each additional entry.  Entrants can receive $10 off the entry fee by joining Three Cities Art Club at time of entry by paying membership fee of $25, good for the 2019-2020 club season.  Go to for additional information and to download the entry form and a club membership form or, call (313) 231-3939 to request a free informational package.   

Hundreds of visitors annually attend the exhibition which includes a public reception from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 with awards presented at 6 p.m.  The guest juror/judge this year will be Todd Burroughs, founding director of Atelier Art Studio in Royal Oak.  Burroughs attended Columbia College and received an honors degree in Historic Preservation and Fine art from EMU.  His teaching experience includes at art museums, art centers and the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.
Three Cities Art Club was founded in Plymouth almost 65 years ago - residency is not a restriction - adults are welcome to join no matter their skill level.  Monthly events take place at the Plymouth Library at 6:45 p.m. usually the first Monday of the month.   These events feature free workshops, demonstrations and informative presentations and members bring new art on which attendees vote. Winning artists collect points for a chance to win cash at the end of the season.
Visitors can attend up to three meetings free.  The minimal $25 annual membership fee includes a full color monthly newsletter by mail and email for which anyone can sign up, art supply discounts plus opportunities to exhibit in at least two art shows a year.   
The 8th Annual Juried Exhibit is free to attend and is set for Monday, Nov. 25 through Thursday, Jan. 9 at Westland City Hall, located at 36300 Warren Road. The exhibition is open during hours at city hall.
 For more information, contact Marilyn Meredith at (313) 231-3939 or email 
Those interested in an opportunity to have an art exhibition at the Westland Gallery at City Hall should contact John Mullinax at (734) 985-1203 to discuss upcoming openings, typically one month in duration.  There is no cost and no commission is charged.