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Submission Guidelines

ELIGIBILITY:        Current Mattatuck Museum membership at any level required at time of submission.

MIXMASTER is open to all Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont resident artists 18 years and over. Original works accepted in all media. Work submitted must have been executed in the past three years (2021-2023) and not previously exhibited in a Connecticut Museum.

ENTRY FEE:         A $20.00 entry fee will be charged for each submitted work. Up to three works per artist may be submitted. VISA, Discover, MasterCard or American Express will be accepted through the website. Please note payment will be processed before you can upload artwork images.

SUBMISSION:      Mattatuck Museum will only accept submissions through is an online application and jury management system for calls for entry. Visit and click “Register & Apply” to submit . Only submissions by the artist will be accepted. Entries sent via email or by mail will NOT be considered.

MEMBERSHIP:    You must have a current Mattatuck Museum membership to be eligible to submit your work. If you are not a current member, the Mattatuck Museum reserves the right to remove your work from the jurying process with the loss of entry fees as a result. For Membership information go to and click on ‘Join/Renew Today!’ Membership must be established before accessing



  • Up to three works per artist may be submitted.
  • A maximum of one work per artist may be selected.
  • All two-dimensional work must be framed and/or ready for installation with hanging hardware, wire, d-rings already installed on work and must not exceed 84 inches in any dimension. The work cannot exceed 75 pounds. Pieces without hanging hardware will not be included in the exhibition.
  • Three-dimensional work cannot exceed 48” in any dimension and should be accompanied by a pedestal/or be ready for display as a freestanding or self-containing work. The work cannot exceed 100 lbs.
  • Mattatuck Museum will accept artwork that has been created in the past three years and not previously exhibited in a Connecticut Museum.
  • All work requiring assembly or any work with a complex installation procedure must be accompanied by a detailed set of installation instructions with reference photos from previous installations. Verbal instructions will not suffice.
  • The Museum prohibits glitter, wet paint, sharp objects, open flames, balloons, spray (perfumes, hairsprays, etc.), dangerous chemicals, weapons, pressurized containers, plants or animals (alive or dead, excluding stable wood), hazardous materials (explosive, flammable, or perishable), infested materials (visible mold, or insects), or anything deemed harmful to the Museum’s collections.
  • Anything questionable should be cleared by the Collections Department.
  • Accepted work may not be removed during the exhibition.


  • Only artwork selected for the exhibition should be delivered to the Mattatuck Museum
  • Selected works must be delivered ready to install/display.
  • Artwork misrepresented or considered unsuitable for presentation will be refused.
  • Artwork will be exhibited in an arrangement decided by the Mattatuck Museum.


  • All costs associated with delivery and pick-up, with mailing and return postage and with shipping, and return shipping are the responsibility of the artist.
  • Please note deadlines for receipt of works are firm and if work is not at the museum by deadline, the Mattatuck reserves the right to not include it in the exhibition. Delivery accepted only during the stated hours on the stated days. No exceptions will be made.
  • All work should be packaged in a manner that allows for materials to be re-used for return.
  • In the case of inadequate or nonexistent return postage, or work not picked-up by the dates noted above will be considered abandoned property and disposed of as the Mattatuck Museum sees fit.
  • All works should be labeled with the artist’s name, telephone number, title of work, date, medium and dimensions.