June through September on Main Street Martinsburg, check out the banner displays on the poles in Downtown.
Main Street Martinsburg
“Festival of Banners”
Searching for all artist to participate in Main Street Martinsburg Festival of Banners.
“Festival of Banners” is one of several Main Street Martinsburg actions aimed at revitalizing the historic downtown. The banners bring color to the downtown, encourage the public to view art, showcases your talent and serve as a stimulant for the arts in the community. It is interesting and educational to see how different each banner transforms when all of you started with the same canvas.
If chosen, your art work will be displayed on the street. (24 inches by 68 inches long) Banner will be hung from the light poles of Queen and the town square. These banners will stay in our Main Street Martinsburg collection and will be displayed each year along Queen, King Streets and the town square.
Attached is the Banner guidelines, Artist release form, Artist application and a Template for your use.
Friday, February 19th – Artist’s sketches due to Main Street office.
Week of February 22nd – juried artists will be notified to pick up their banner at Main Street office.
Friday, May 13th -completed banners due at Main Street office by 4pm.
May 16th –20th -Banners will go up on light poles downtown
May 20th – end of August –Banners will be on display on poles in downtown