“Get ART” @ Glenview Mansion

Gallery Show date Friday, March 8  to  Friday, May 10, 2013
Gallery Show Cost FREE & Open to the Public

Featuring ARTISTS in the region

Cosponsored by VisArts and the City of Rockville

November 15, 16 and 17, 2013

VisArts and the City of Rockville are pleased to present "Get ART" @ Glenview Mansion, a three-day opportunity to buy unique works of art just in time for the holidays! The juried sale will feature works by approximately 50 artists from the metropolitan region working in a variety of mediums.



OPEN to all artists residing and/or working in the greater metropolitan area of Washington DC.

A variety of works of art representing different media, form and function is sought. All works must be original created by the artist. A showcase of jewelry, photography, paintings, ceramics, glass, fiber, metal work, basketry and so much more is to be presented for sale.

Selection Process

All submissions will be reviewed. Quality and over all show diversity are the primary criteria for the jury panel.

Terms for the Artist Sale

Display areas approximately 7' x 7' will be provided. One six foot table and chair are available upon request at no cost. Access to electricity will be made available for a small fee to a limited number of artist vendors. All installations for display of the works of art must be free standing. No nails, staples, tape, or other methods of securing displays is allowed on the walls, floors, ceilings or furniture within Glenview Mansion.


Artists assume full responsibility for sales and related tax responsibilities. No commission will be collected by the sponsoring organizations.


The City of Rockville will provide insurance as consistent with the scope of coverage provided by the City's insuring entity and subject to the terms, conditions and deductibles of that insurer's policy. Insurance coverage as provided by the City is only in place during the City's sole custody of the artwork and valuation of the artwork is subject to verification by the City's insuring entity. Insurance coverage, if any, carried by the artist would be primary; the City's policy would be excess in the event of a covered loss and subject to the limitations and immunities provided by law, including but not limited to the Local Government Tort Claims Act, Section 5-303 (a), Courts & Judicial Proceedings Article, Annotated Code of Maryland.


This artist sale will be actively promoted by both the City of Rockville and VisArts in a wide range of media - online, local newspapers, etc. Postcards will be provided for each artist to use to attract shoppers. Shoppers will be provided a complete list of vendors with their location within Glenview Mansion.


Artists will be responsible for their own display area throughout the sale hours. Sitters will be provided for breaks. Staff will be on site overnight between sale days.

Entry Requirements

All applications must be submitted online. Submissions must include a completed application form and five electronic images . Images must be in .jpg, .jpeg, .png, or .gif file format. Minimum image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Maximum file size 5MB per image. There is no application fee. All submissions are due by midnight May 10, 2013.


  • March - April = outreach for interested artists
  • May 10 = deadline for submissions
  • May = jury selection of approximately 45-50 artists
  • June contracting with artist/vendors
  • June submission of artist's images for promotional use
  • July - development of promotional materials
  • September through November - promotion of weekend sale
  • November 15, 16, 17 event

Vendor Responsibilities

  • Contract with City of Rockville - Glenview Mansion business office
  • Pay $200 fee to the City of Rockville at time of signing contract
  • Ensure all items placed for sale are made by the contracted artist
  • Provide electronic image for promotional use by VisArts and the City of Rockville
  • Distribute promotional postcards and emails
  • Set up on Friday November 15 at assigned day time slot prior to 4 PM sale start
  • Manage sales at assign "booth area" throughout all public sale hours Nov. 15, 16, 17.
  • No early closing will be allowed.
  • Clean up booth area and leave by no later than 7 PM Sunday Nov. 17
  • Donate ONE item for raffle.

Note: Shoppers will be provided one raffle ticket for paying to enter and be given an opportunity to purchase additional raffle tickets to benefit VisArts.

Glenview Mansion Amenities

  • FREE WIFI on site, no hard internet connections available
  • Elevator access to second floor in addition to staircases
  • Ramped entrance into building for ease of deliveries
  • Excellent general lighting and windows in all rooms
  • Beautiful park setting, elegant facility,
  • Ample free parking


Please send any questions via email with “Get ART”@ Glenview Mansion in the subject to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gallery Hours

Wednesday - Thursday 12 noon to 4:00 pm
Friday 12 noon to 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 12 noon to 4:00 pm
Monday - Tuesday Closed

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