Call for Artists: Upcycling Port Moody’s Heritage


In partnership with the Port Moody Heritage Society, the Port Moody Arts Centre is seeking artists to participate in the Heritage Society’s 50th Anniversary exhibition, Upcycling Port Moody’s Heritage, on display in the Arts Centre Gallery from August 22 – September 19, 2019.

Upcycling Port Moody’s Heritage is a four-week exhibition of artistic upcycling imagination and creativity held in partnership with the Port Moody Arts Centre.

2019 is the 50th Anniversary of the Port Moody Heritage Society. The Society’s primary goal is to develop and maintain a museum for the preservation of information, records and objects and to select items from the collection to display in a meaningful way for the public. The Port Moody Station Museum protects and preserves the community memory bank of Port Moody’s social, industrial and cultural heritage.

Reduce, reuse, and recycle are terms that are not normally associated with a museum. Artifacts are protected, restored and preserved for display and use as originally created.

We all know the importance of recycling but for those with creative minds; “upcycling” is much more interesting! The concept of upcycling is the process of transforming waste material and unwanted products into something useful and beautiful.

For the 50th Anniversary Exhibition, we invite artists of all mediums to employ the creativity of Upcycling in sculpture, collage, assemblages, furniture and more to explore and showcase Port Moody’s social, industrial, and cultural heritage.

To apply, please complete the online submission form.

Application Information:

• All artwork must be gallery quality and ready to hang or display.
• By submitting, you are granting permission to Port Moody Arts Centre and Port Moody Heritage Society to use images of artwork accepted into the exhibition for publicity purposes.
• The Arts Centre retains 30% of the selling price of artwork offered for sale.
• There is no cost to apply, but artists accepted into the exhibition will need to pay an administrative fee of $20 (plus GST).

If you have any questions or require assistance with your application, please contact either:

Markus at: info@portmoodymuseum.org or 604-939-1648, or
Janice at: submissions@pomoarts.ca or 604-931-2008 ext 116

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Call for Submissions