Mum's the Word 2020
*Draw, paint, photograph, or collage your best chrysanthemum for the Mum's the Word exhibition this October! As part of the 2020 New Bern Mumfest, Craven Arts Council will host the annual "Mum's the Word" exhibition and art contest. Entries will be reviewed by a members from the Mumfest planning committee and one winner's artwork will be selected for the 2021 Mumfest banner.
Entries must be dropped off to Bank of the Arts on September 25th & 26th. Artists are asked register beforehand using the form below, but day of entries will be accepted.
The winner of the 2020 "Mum's the Word Exhibition" will receive $200 and be used as the logo for 2021 Mumfest! Other works will be offered for sale at 70/30 consignment split, in the artists' favor.
*please note that the prize has changed in value and may contradict previous press releases.
If any participants under the age of 18 wishes to submit to Mum's the Word, please fill out the form online as usual using the child's name and the guardian's contact information. When you arrive to drop off the piece, please have a parent or guardian sign a waiver form at the Bank of the Arts.
*Entries do not have to be exclusively mums, but must feature them in some way
*One entry per artist
*No entry fee
*No entries may exceed 36" in any direction
*All entries must be wired and ready to hang on the wall
*Do not include any text or numbers in the entry
*CAC&G retains the right to refuse any entries it considers malicious, defamatory, plagiarized, vexatious, or otherwise intended to cuase prejudice, or found to be in violation of county, stat, or federal law. This right may be exercised without informing the artist of the removal.
*All artists agree that in the event their piece is selected by the Mumfest Committee they will grant Craven Arts Council and Swiss Bear the right to copy and use their image for next year's Mumfest.
2019 "Mum's the Word" Winner
and Logo for the 2020 Mumfest:
Blooming by Lynda Wright
Drop off of entries to Bank of the Arts:
September 25, 26, 2020
October 9, 2020
October 10 & 11 ,2020
*subject to change
Artists pick up entries from Bank of the Arts:
November 3rd and 4th, 2020