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For the English rock band, see Muse (band). For other uses, see Muse (disambiguation). Muse, perhaps Clio, reading a scroll (Attic red-figure lekythos, Boeotia, c. 430 BC) The Muses (/ˈmjuːzɪz/; Ancient Greek: Μοῦσαι, Moũsai) are the inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts in Greek mythology. They were considered the source of the knowledge embodied in the poetry, lyric songs, and myths that were related orally for centuries in these ancient cultures.
They were later adopted by the Romans as a part of their pantheon. In current English usage, "muse" can refer in general to a person who inspires an artist, musician, or writer. Etymology The word "Muses" (/ˈmjuːzɪz/; Ancient Greek: Μοῦσαι, Moũsai) perhaps came from the o-grade of the Proto-Indo-European root *men- ("to think") or from root *men- ("to tower, mountain") since all the most important cult-centres of the Muses were on mountains or hills.
R. S. P. Beekes rejects both etymologies and suggests a Pre-Greek origin. Number and names Gustave Moreau: Hesiod and the Muse (1891)—Musée d'Orsay, Paris The earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod. Some ancient authorities thought that the Nine Muses were of Thracian origin. There, a tradition persisted that the Muses had once been three in number.
 In the first century BC, Diodorus Siculus quotes Hesiod to the contrary, observing: Writers similarly disagree also concerning the number of the Muses; for some say that there are three, and others that there are nine, but the number nine has prevailed since it rests upon the authority of the most distinguished men, such as Homer and Hesiod and others like them. Diodorus also states (Book I.
18) that Osiris first recruited the nine Muses, along with the Satyrs, while passing through Ethiopia, before embarking on a tour of all Asia and Europe, teaching the arts of cultivation wherever he went. According to Hesiod's account (c. 600 BC), generally followed by the writers of antiquity, the Nine Muses were the nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne (i. e. "Memory" personified), figuring as personifications of knowledge and the arts, especially literature, dance and music.
The Roman scholar Varro (116–27 BC) relates that there are only three Muses: one born from the movement of water, another who makes sound by striking the air, and a third who is embodied only in the human voice. They were called Melete or "Practice", Mneme or "Memory" and Aoide or "Song". Three ancient Muses were also reported in Plutarch's (46–120 AD) Quaestiones Convivales (9.I4.2–4). However, the classical understanding of the Muses tripled their triad and established a set of nine goddesses, who embody the arts and inspire creation with their graces through remembered and improvised song and mime, writing, traditional music, and dance.
It was not until Hellenistic times that the following systematic set of functions was assigned to them, and even then there was some variation in both their names and their attributes: Calliope (epic poetry), Clio (history), Euterpe (flutes and lyric poetry), Thalia (comedy and pastoral poetry), Melpomene (tragedy), Terpsichore (dance), Erato (love poetry), Polyhymnia (sacred poetry), Urania (astronomy).
The nine Muses on a Roman sarcophagus (second century AD)—Louvre, Paris According to Pausanias in the later second century AD, there were originally three Muses, worshipped on Mount Helicon in Boeotia: Aoidḗ ("song" or "tune"), Melétē ("practice" or "occasion"), and Mnḗmē ("memory"). Together, these three form the complete picture of the preconditions of poetic art in cult practice.
In Delphi three Muses were worshiped as well, but with other names: Nḗtē, Mésē, and Hýpatē, which are assigned as the names of the three cords of the ancient musical instrument, the lyre. Alternatively, later they were called Kēphisṓ, Apollōnís, and Borysthenís, which names characterize them as daughters of Apollo. In a later tradition, a set of four Muses were recognized: Thelxinóē, Aoidḗ Archē, and Melétē, said to be daughters of Zeus and Plusia or of Ouranos.
One of the people frequently associated with the Muses was Pierus. By some he was called the father (by a Pimpleian nymph, called Antiope by Cicero) of a total of seven Muses, called Neilṓ (Νειλώ), Tritṓnē (Τριτώνη), Asōpṓ (Ἀσωπώ), Heptápora (Ἑπτάπορα), Achelōís, Tipoplṓ (Τιποπλώ), and Rhodía (Ῥοδία). Mythology Thalia, Muse of comedy, holding a comic mask (detail from the “Muses Sarcophagus”) Apollo and the Muses on Mount Helicon (1680) by Claude Lorrain According to Hesiod's Theogony (seventh century BC), they were daughters of Zeus, king of the gods, and Mnemosyne, Titan goddess of memory.
For Alcman and Mimnermus, they were even more primordial, springing from the early deities Ouranos and Gaia. Gaia is Mother Earth, an early mother goddess who was worshipped at Delphi from prehistoric times, long before the site was rededicated to Apollo, possibly indicating a transfer to association with him after that time. Sometimes the Muses are referred to as water nymphs, associated with the springs of Helicon and with Pieris.
It was said that the winged horse Pegasus touched his hooves to the ground on Helicon, causing four sacred springs to burst forth, from which the Muses were born.Athena later tamed the horse and presented him to the Muses (compare the Roman inspiring nymphs of springs, the Camenae, the Völva of Norse Mythology and also the apsaras in the mythology of classical India). Classical writers set Apollo as their leader, Apollon Mousagetēs ("Apollo Muse-leader").
 In one myth, the Muses judged a contest between Apollo and Marsyas. They also gathered the pieces of the dead body of Orpheus, son of Calliope, and buried them in Leivithra. In a later myth, Thamyris challenged them to a singing contest. They won and punished Thamyris by blinding him and robbing him of his singing ability. According to a myth from Ovid's Metamorphoses—alluding to the connection of the Muses with Pieria — Pierus, king of Macedon, had nine daughters he named after the nine Muses, believing that their skills were a great match to the Muses.
He thus challenged the Muses to a match, resulting in his daughters, the Pierides, being turned into chattering magpies for their presumption. Pausanias records a tradition of two generations of Muses; the first are the daughters of Ouranos and Gaia, the second of Zeus and Mnemosyne. Another, rarer genealogy is that they are daughters of Harmonia (the daughter of Aphrodite and Ares), which contradicts the myth in which they were dancing at the wedding of Harmonia and Cadmus.
Emblems Polyhymnia, the Muse of sacred poetry, sacred hymn and eloquence as well as agriculture and pantomime. Muse Domain Emblem Calliope Epic poetry Writing tablet, Stylus, Lyre Clio History Scrolls, Books, Cornet, Laurel wreath Euterpe Music, Song, and Lyric Poetry Aulos (an ancient Greek musical instrument like a flute), panpipes, laurel wreath Erato Love poetry Cithara (an ancient Greek musical instrument in the lyre family) Melpomene Tragedy Tragic mask, Sword (or any kind of blade), Club, Kothornos (boots) Polyhymnia Hymns Veil, Grapes (referring to her as an agricultural goddess) Terpsichore Dance Lyre, Plectrum Thalia Comedy Comic mask, Shepherd's crook (the vaudeville act of pulling someone off the stage with a hook is a reference to Thalia's crook), Ivy wreath Urania Astronomy Globe and compass Some Greek writers give the names of the nine Muses as Kallichore, Helike, Eunike, Thelxinoë, Terpsichore, Euterpe, Eukelade, Dia, and Enope.
 In Renaissance and Neoclassical art, the dissemination of emblem books such as Cesare Ripa's Iconologia (1593 and many further editions) helped standardize the depiction of the Muses in sculpture and painting, so they could be distinguished by certain props. These props, or emblems, became readily identifiable by the viewer, enabling one immediately to recognize the Muse and the art with which she had become associated.
Here again, Calliope (epic poetry) carries a writing tablet; Clio (history) carries a scroll and books; Euterpe (song and elegiac poetry) carries a flute, the aulos; Erato (lyric poetry) is often seen with a lyre and a crown of roses; Melpomene (tragedy) is often seen with a tragic mask; Polyhymnia (sacred poetry) is often seen with a pensive expression; Terpsichore (choral dance and song) is often seen dancing and carrying a lyre; Thalia (comedy) is often seen with a comic mask; and Urania (astronomy) carries a pair of compasses and the celestial globe.
Functions In society The Muses Clio, Euterpe, and Thalia, by Eustache Le Sueur Greek mousa is a common noun as well as a type of goddess: it literally means "art" or "poetry". According to Pindar, to "carry a mousa" is "to excel in the arts". The word derives from the Indo-European root men-, which is also the source of Greek Mnemosyne and mania, English "mind", "mental" and "monitor", Sanskrit mantra and Avestan Mazda.
 The Muses Melpomene, Erato, and Polyhymnia, by Eustache Le Sueur The Muses, therefore, were both the embodiments and sponsors of performed metrical speech: mousike (whence the English term "music") was just "one of the arts of the Muses". Others included Science, Geography, Mathematics, Philosophy, and especially Art, Drama, and inspiration. In the archaic period, before the widespread availability of books (scrolls), this included nearly all of learning.
The first Greek book on astronomy, by Thales, took the form of dactylic hexameters, as did many works of pre-Socratic philosophy. Both Plato and the Pythagoreans explicitly included philosophy as a sub-species of mousike. The Histories of Herodotus, whose primary medium of delivery was public recitation, were divided by Alexandrian editors into nine books, named after the nine Muses. For poet and "law-giver" Solon, the Muses were "the key to the good life"; since they brought both prosperity and friendship.
Solon sought to perpetuate his political reforms by establishing recitations of his poetry—complete with invocations to his practical-minded Muses—by Athenian boys at festivals each year. He believed that the Muses would help inspire people to do their best. Invoking the Muse in literature Melpomene and Polyhymnia, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico Ancient authors and their imitators invoke Muses when writing poetry, hymns or epic history.
The invocation occurs near the beginning of their work. It asks for help or inspiration from the Muses, or simply invites the Muse to sing directly through the author. Originally, the invocation of the Muse was an indication that the speaker was working inside the poetic tradition, according to the established formulas. For example: Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy.
— Homer, in Book I of The Odyssey (Robert Fagles translation, 1996) O Muse! the causes and the crimes relate; What goddess was provok'd, and whence her hate; For what offense the Queen of Heav'n began To persecute so brave, so just a man; [...] — Virgil, in Book I of the Aeneid (John Dryden translation, 1697) Besides Homer and Virgil, other famous works that included an invocation of the Muse are the first of the carmina by Catullus, Ovid's Metamorphoses and Amores, Dante's Inferno (Canto II), Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (Book II), Shakespeare's Henry V (Act 1, Prologue), his 38th sonnet, and Milton's Paradise Lost (opening of Book 1).
From cults to modern museums Chariot clock by Carlo Franzoni, 1819, depicting Clio. When Pythagoras arrived at Croton, his first advice to the Crotoniates was to build a shrine to the Muses at the center of the city, to promote civic harmony and learning. Local cults of the Muses often became associated with springs or with fountains. The Muses themselves were sometimes called Aganippids because of their association with a fountain called Aganippe.
Other fountains, Hippocrene and Pirene, were also important locations associated with the Muses. Some sources occasionally referred to the Muses as "Corycides" (or "Corycian nymphs") after a cave on Mount Parnassos, called the Corycian Cave. Pausanias referred to the Muses by the surnames "Ardalides" or "Ardaliotides", because of a sanctuary to them at Troezen said to have been built by the mythical Ardalus.
The Muses were venerated especially in Boeotia, in the Valley of the Muses near Helicon, and in Delphi and the Parnassus, where Apollo became known as Mousagetes ("Muse-leader") after the sites were rededicated to his cult. Often Muse-worship was associated with the hero-cults of poets: the tombs of Archilochus on Thasos and of Hesiod and Thamyris in Boeotia all played host to festivals in which poetic recitations accompanied sacrifices to the Muses.
The Library of Alexandria and its circle of scholars formed around a mousaion (i. e. "museum" or shrine of the Muses) close to the tomb of Alexander the Great. Many Enlightenment figures sought to re-establish a "Cult of the Muses" in the 18th century. A famous Masonic lodge in pre-Revolutionary Paris was called Les Neuf Soeurs ("The Nine Sisters", that is, the Nine Muses); Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin, Danton, and other influential Enlightenment figures attended it.
As a side-effect of this movement the word "museum" (originally, "cult place of the Muses") came to refer to a place for the public display of knowledge. Modern use Not only are the Muses explicitly used in modern English to refer to an artistic inspiration, as when one cites one's own artistic muse, but they also are implicit in words and phrases such as "amuse", "museum" (Latinised from mouseion—a place where the Muses were worshipped), "music", and "musing upon".
 In current literature, the influential role that the Muse plays has been extended to the political sphere. Along with a majority of the Greek Gods, five of the Muses (Thalia, Clio, Calliope, Melpomene and Terpsicore) appeared in the Walt Disney animated film Hercules (based on Hercules), where they narrate the film through gospel-inspired song and dance. These versions of the Muses are modeled after African American Gospel singers.
All nine muses appear in the 1980 film Xanadu, with actress Olivia Newton-John as Terpsicore. All nine Muses appeared in several paintings in the 72-piece art collection of Dante's Inferno by Dino Di Durante, which is printed in books titled Inferno: The Art Collection and available in 33 languages. This said collection was also featured in the medium length film Dante's Hell Animated by Boris Acosta.
In New Orleans, Louisiana, there are streets named for all nine Muses, although their names are commonly anglicized in an unusual manner. Gallery Terpsichore Erato Clio Thalia Polyhymnia Calliope Apollo and the Muses Euterpe Parnassus Urania and Melpomene See also Apsara Artistic inspiration Divine inspiration Leibethra Pimpleia Saraswati Muses in popular culture References ^ "muse".
The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Retrieved February 15, 2009. ^ From which mind and mental are also derived; see Oxford English Dictionary. ^ * A. B. Cook (1914), Zeus: A Study in Ancient Religion, Vol. I, p. 104, Cambridge University Press. ^ R. S. P. Beekes, Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Brill, 2009, p. 772. ^ H. Munro Chadwick, Nora K. Chadwick (2010). "The Growth of Literature". Cambridge University Press.
ISBN 9781108016155. ^ At least, this was reported to Pausanias in the second century AD. Cfr. Karl Kerényi: The Gods of the Greeks, Thames & Hudson, London 1951, p. 104 and note 284. ^ Diodorus Siculus, 4.7.1–2 (on-line text) ^ See also the Italian article on this writer. ^ Diodorus, Plutarch and Pausanias are all noted by Susan Scheinberg, in reporting other Hellenic maiden triads, in "The Bee Maidens of the Homeric Hymn to Hermes", Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, 83 (1979:1–28), p.
2. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece 9.29.1. ^ Smith, William; Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London (1873). "Musae" . ^ "Elysium Gates - Historical Pegasus". ^ For example, Plato, Laws 653d. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses 5.677–78: "Now their previous eloquence also remained in the birds, as well as their strident chattering and their great zeal for speaking." See also Antoninus Liberalis 9.
^ Tzetzes, Scholia in Hesiodi Opera 1,23 ^ Calvert Watkins, ed., The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, 3d ed., p. 56. ^ Strabo 10.3.10. ^ Solon, fragment 13. ^ OED derives "amuse" from French a- ("from") and muser, "to stare stupidly or distractedly". ^ Adam J. Sorkin: Politics and the Muse. Studies in the Politics of Recent American Literature. Bowling Green State University Popular Press, Bowling Green/OH 1989 (on-line version).
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Distinct Key Art Principles have developed complete distinctive eras, along with the shifting artists' perceptions of processing, analyzing, and responding to varied artwork types. Their innovative expressions are already explored by their development, functionality, and participation in arts. Every single historic era has specified novel contribution of historic and cultural contexts for producing the crucial element Arts Fundamentals from the appropriate period. Visual Arts assist artists assimilate the important thing Arts Ideas of Symmetry, Color, Sample, Distinction and also the variations concerning one or more things inside the composition. The key Artwork Ideas of Visual Arts aid realize and distinguish amongst the scale including, Symmetry & Asymmetry, Positive & Negative Space, Light & Dark, Solid & Transparent, and Large & Small.See Also: What Is Encaustic Art
Artwork plays a vibrant role in the personal life on the individual as well as inside the social and economic development on the nation. The study of Visual arts encourages personal development and the awareness of both our cultural heritage as well as the role of art within the society. The learner acquires personal knowledge, skills and competencies through activities in Visual arts. When one studies Visual arts, he/she would come to appreciate or realize that artwork is an integral part of everyday life.
About the Yuma Art Center Our vision is for all members of our community to live creative lives by being a part of the arts in Yuma. The City of Yuma Parks and Recreation Department manages the Yuma Art Center in Historic Downtown Yuma. The Yuma Art Center advances the arts by providing distinct opportunities for community participation and artistic growth. With over 100,000 visitors each year, the Yuma Art Center annually produces two full length theatre productions, over twenty visual art exhibitions, holds nearly fifty unique performing and visual arts classes, facilitates the annual summer mural program, screens dozens of films, supports the North End Artists Cooperative, coordinates festivals and special events, and advances public art throughout Yuma.
Advocacy is strengthened through the City of Yuma Parks, Arts and Culture Commission as well as the Ad-Hoc Public Art Committee. Yuma Art Center's signature events include: YumaCon: October 7, 2017 at the Yuma Civic CenterTribute of the Muses: October 14, 2017 in the Yuma Art Center and Historic Yuma TheatreChildren's Festival of the Arts: November 4, 2017 on Historic Main StreetNorth End Art Walk: November 17, 2017 on Historic Main StreetArt in the Park: January 13, 2018 in Gateway ParkDinner Theatre Production: February 14-17, 2018 in the Yuma Art CenterARTbeat 11: April 21, 2018 on Historic Main Street Yuma Art Center features: The 643 seat Historic Yuma Theatre which dates to 1912 The restored United Building featuring the North End Artists Cooperative Four Visual Art Galleries Multipurpose Classrooms and Artist Studios Pottery Studio Artisan Gift Shop Black and White Photography Darkroom Host your event at the Yuma Art Center The Yuma Art Center is a great place to get creative and is a unique place to host your special event! Check out our rental information and Arty Party packages below.
RENTAL INFORMATION BROCHURE arty Parties Package Arty parties package Spanish Upcoming Events and Ticketing Register for Classes MOMO Artist Residency: February 2018 Yuma Art Center is anticipating the installation of a large-scale art mural on the building's back, west-facing wall by renowned artist MOMO in February 2018. MOMO specializes in creating art pieces in public spaces, using handmade tools to design and install murals.
His art is featured in the Miami Dolphin's stadium, will soon be on the new Facebook headquarters, and is installed in many cities throughout the world such as New York City and Sydney. The mural proposal, shown in the photo, has been approved by the City's Design and Historic Review Commission. The artwork is to be privately funded by the McKivergan family, and the artist's residency is also supported by the Historic Coronado Hotel and Sun Rental.
In the Galleries About the artists:Scott Rolfe is an assemblage artist living and working in Austin, Texas. When looking at the objects around him, the first thing that comes to Scott’s mind isn’t what their original use may have been, but what he can craft the objects into. In his hands, discarded objects are transformed into dilapidated machines, eccentric animals, and unique narratives. Symposium Presenter’s Show Reception: February 23, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.
Free to attend and open to the public. The evening will also feature Symposium’s Annual Pin Auction and the National Student Show. The Yuma Art Symposium brings in world-renown artists every year for an intensive collaboration and art exhibition and shares it with the entire Yuma community. The 2018 presenters include Scott Eagle, Adam Ekberg, Dustin Farnsworth, Mindy Herrin, Tom Lamb, Chris Leonard, Katherine Levin-Lau, Jayden Moore, Deb Stoner, and Dukno Yoon.
Additional information at www.YumaSymposium.org. Physical copies are available at the Yuma Art Center and the Littlewood Fine Art and Community Co-Op at 1480 S. 2nd Avenue. About the program: In summer 2017, Yuma was selected as one of nine communities to participate in the inaugural Arizona Creative Communities Institute (AZ CCI). The institute offers small teams a unique opportunity to explore the many ways creativity can be put to work for positive community impact, and to collaboratively design up to a 5-month embedded artist project.
Yuma is working with the Arizona Commission on the Arts and Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (ASU HIDA), with guidance from Southwest Folklife Alliance on the AZ Creative Communities Institute. AZ CCI teams are members of an active learning network, with opportunities to learn from and with local and national experts, as well as peers from other Arizona cities/towns and neighborhoods.
Casting Call: The Knight at Dawn, Kids! The Yuma Art Center's Infinite Imagination Youth Theatre Program proudly presents "The Knight At Dawn, Kids!" which will feature some of Yuma's most talented young performers! Auditions for the show are February 17th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and all youth ages 8 to 16 and everyone who auditions will be cast! Rehearsals are Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Registration is $86 for City of Yuma residents and $129 for non-residents. To register click here: Youth Theatre Registration About the Show: Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn KIDS is an adaptation of the second of Mary Pope Osborne's award-winning fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series, which has sold more than 100 million copies and is available in more than 100 countries around the world.
This time around, Jack and Annie’s tree house takes them to an age of knights in shining armor, where the two discover the power of hope and the true meaning of gallantry. The two siblings, Jack and Annie, return to visit the magic tree house. As they read a book about knights and the middle ages, Annie is intrigued by the Black Knight and the mysterious quest one must successfully complete before becoming a knight.
When she wishes to visit the castle in the book, the siblings are whisked away to medieval times. They set off to learn more about the Black Knight and his quest, experiencing a grand medieval feast, escaping through secret tunnels and dancing with enchanted suits of armor, all in an effort to find their way back home. About Infinite Imagination Youth Theatre: In 2007, the Yuma Art Center introduced the Infinite Imagination Youth Theatre program to provide challenging and engaging arts activities for area youth.
Producing 2 to 3 plays and musicals each year this program has put over 600 children on stage. Through involvement in the performing arts, youth are provided a healthy outlet to express themselves and build their self-confidence. As proven by Americans for the Arts, youth active in arts education, specifically in drama, outscore non-arts youth in all academic fields and hold higher school attendance and retention records.
Call to Artists Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex Sculpture Walk DOWNLOAD PAAC SCULPTURE WALK CALL TO ARTISTS Application FILL FORM DOWNLOAD PAAC SCULPTURE WALK CALL TO ARTISTS APPLICATION FILL FORM IN spanish DOWNLOAD W-9 FILLABLE TAX FORM DOWNLOAD W-8 FILLABLE TAX FORM Download W-8 Instructions fill form NexGen Mural-A-Month Program Timeline: One mural a month in 2018Location: Yuma, ArizonaDeadline: OngoingEligibility: All national and international artists who are 18 years of age and older are eligible to apply.
Info: The NexGen Arts Committee is seeking muralists to create site-specific works of art throughout Yuma County. Muralists must have prior experience working on large scale public art projects. Through public art, NexGen strives to create a deepened sense of community pride for Yumans, while at the same time attracting visitors to invest in our community. Murals will also be promoted and featured on an interactive website designed for local community members and area visitors to follow self-guided tours of murals and all public art in the area.
This program is supported by the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma and the City of Yuma. Selection Process: The NexGen Arts Committee will work directly with local businesses and organizations to secure wall space, permits and necessary approval by the City of Yuma’s Design and Historic Review Commission. The selection of each mural will be determined in joint by individual property owners and the NexGen Art Committee.
The Committee will work closely with the artist(s) selected to secure travel, lodging, supplies and a competitive artist stipend as needed for each mural. For more information contact NexGen Leadership Council at Murals@ArtinYuma.com NExgen mural-a-month prospectus ARTbeat 11 Event Date: April 21, 2018, 4:00 – 9:00 pmEarly Bird Application Deadline: February 1, 2018Application Deadline: March 2, 2018Notification: March 16, 2018Location: Main Street, Yuma, AZApplication Fee: $25 - $110 Description: ARTbeat is an award winning juried fine arts festival that fills Historic Downtown Yuma with art.
Celebrating its 11th year, this festival is named for our favorite news beat and is annually attended by thousands of visitors. Cash prizes and awards totaling over $1,500 are presented by the Yuma Art Center.ARTBEAT 11 APPLICATION FILL FORM DOWNLOAD W-9 FILLABLE TAX FORM Prospective Gallery Artists: The Yuma Art Center proudly presents works by local to international artists in all media. Exhibitions are selected, coordinated and curated by the Division of Arts and Culture.
For consideration, please send your contact information, artist statement about the work you propose to exhibit, artistic resume, and four high resolution images of your work (Jpegs preferred) to Arts@YumaAz.gov with the subject line “Prospective Artist.” Please note that exhibitions are coordinated many months and often years in advance. Both emerging and professional artists are encouraged to submit proposals.
Prospective Gift Shop Artists: For inquiries about presenting artwork in the gift shop please contact the Yuma Art Center at 928-373-5202 or Arts@YumaAz.gov. Prior to presentation artists are met with and work is reviewed by appointment only. No walk-ins please. Please note that all artwork must be display ready (wired/framed/etc.) before consideration. Contact Us Yuma Art Center &Historic Yuma Theatre254 S.
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