Sculptors invited to submit entries for Art on Main, Concord's annual outdoor exhibition

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CONCORD, NH – The City of Concord, NH and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce invite professional sculptors to submit entries for a year-round, outdoor, public art exhibit in the city’s historic downtown. Selected artists will receive a $500 stipend.

Beverly Benson Seamans's

Art on Main,  Concord’s Fourth Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, will run from June 2021 - May 2022. Professional sculptors age 18 years or older may submit up to two sculptures for consideration; each must be the property of the artist. The deadline for entries is March 31, 2021. Artists will be notified of their acceptance into the show by April 30, 2021. Installation dates are May 21 to June 8, 2021. All accepted entries must be properly secured upon installation for the safety of visitors and the artwork itself. All of the artwork is for sale. The City of Concord takes a 30% commission for any sculptures sold to promote the visual arts.

New Hampshire’s state capital features an award-winning Main Street and a Destination Downtown full of local shops, restaurants and cultural venues that attract a high volume of visitors throughout the year. Selected Art on Main artists receive outstanding exposure to the public.

For more information about the City of Concord’s Fourth Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition or to submit work for consideration, please visit  www.ConcordNHChamber.com/CreativeConcord.

Additional questions should be directed to Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce President Tim Sink at (603) 224-2508 or tsink@concordnhchamber.com.

Pictured above: Beverly Benson Seaman’s “A Moment in Time” sculpture on exhibit in downtown Concord, New Hampshire.

Incorporated in 1919, the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce develops economic opportunities, strengthens the business climate and enhances the quality of life in the Capital Region. It is deeply invested in the local community and dedicated to shaping competitive economic development strategy, advocating for policies and projects that benefit the region, and promoting Concord as a culturally vibrant visitor destination. For more information, please visit www.ConcordNHChamber.com.

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