SWAN Days Allegany County, NY
Held in honor of the local creators and patrons keeping the arts accessible to all members of our rural community, 2020 SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Days Allegany County, NY invites you to join us in celebrating women in the arts. Local Events by, for, and about women in the arts are posted on our March and April Calendar of Activities. Allegany County, NY artists, entrepreneurs, libraries, and other public venues are invited to share your events. Updates are posted in the order in which they are received. This FREE listing is shared with the international SWAN Day Calendar at Statera Arts.
One Allegany County, NY Library participating in the 2020 SWANShelfie social media contest March 1st – 25th, will be selected to receive a $100 SWANfund toward the purchase of any women in arts media of their choice.
One local female acoustic artist will be the recipient of a $100 stipend to perform a thirty-minute set at the SWAN Day Party on March 28th. Accepting Digital Submissions March 1 – 15th. Late entries will not be considered.
Local women artists age 18 and up residing or working in Allegany County, NY, are invited to display their work in the annual art show & sale in the David A. Howe Library exhibition room. Pre-registration is required by March 6th. The 2020 SWAN Days exhibit will be free and open to the public March 16th – March 27th and March 30th – April 3rd during regular library hours. Winners are determined by visitors’ votes. Voting will take place at the library March 18th 4:30-7pm. Light Refreshments provided. Each visitor wishing to vote will sign in at the door to receive ONE ballot. Winners will be selected based on the number of votes received for each award category. AWARD Categories “BEST IN SHOW” $100, “Best Craftsmanship & Presentation” $50, “Most Unique” $50, “Favorite Entry Featuring a Swan” $45 Winners TBA at the SWAN Day Party on March 28th.
SWAN Day Party March 28th 11:30-1:30 at David A. Howe Library Exhibition Room in Wellsville, NY~ Receive your ticket to attend when you RSVP by March 6th.
The SWAN Day Party is a free event to celebrate our local women artists and those keeping the arts accessible to all members of our rural community. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass. Those wearing or bringing a swan (no live animals please) will be entered for a chance to win a fun door prize. A table will be available to present your artsy news and biz cards.
2020 SWAN Days Allegany County, NY Winners not present will be notified via the contact information provided at registration.
SWAN Days Allegany County, NY is a charitable project of SheilaLynnK Art Studio
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Now in its 13th year, Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Day is an annual international celebration of women’s creativity and gender parity activism, co-founded by Martha Richards of WomenArts and Jan Lisa Huttner of FF2 Media in 2008. SWAN Day is now a grassroots international effort that is being coordinated by Statera Foundation and WomenArts through the Statera Arts Website.