Berkshire Art Association Announces Call for Art

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The BAA (Berkshire Art Association) invites artists from the New England states and New York to showcase their original art in all media for a biennial juried exhibition, VISIBLE.
 
All artwork must have been made within the past 2 years. 
 
According to a press release:
 
Art is created to be shared.  Images are made to be seen. Artists make moments in time Visible, drawing the viewer into time and space, making the unseen a Visible experience. Join us as we explore and define the value of being Visible.
 
Artists can submit up to 3 works created between 2022 and 2024 for an entry fee of  $25 in total.
 
The deadline for submissions is June 29. Go to https://visible2024baabiennial.artcall.org to submit work.
 
VISIBLE will run from Friday, October 4  through Saturday, November 23, 2024.  
at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts
 
Gallery Requirements: All selected work must be exhibition ready. All 2D work must be ready to hang. Installations and 3D works should be accompanied by detailed instructions.
 
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Students Through Saturday Register Free for Pittsfield July 4 5K

PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- Students in grades kindergarten through 12 can register free for the BHS July 4th 5K through Saturday, June 15.
 
The 5-kilometer road race takes place on the parade route of Pittsfield's Independence Day parade at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4.
 
Berkshire Health Systems is offering prize money to the top 3 overall category winners in nine age groups.
 
There will be a Corporate Challenge Division in which businesses can compete in this special category while supporting the race. Sponsorships are needed and welcomed by contacting Lisa Lewis at llewis3@bhs1.org
 
Proceeds will go to support community wellness programming through Berkshire Health Systems.
 
The registration fee for all participants -- including students after June 15 -- is $25 through Sunday, June 30. Online registration is available at berkshirerunningcenter.com.
 
Registration July 1-3 is $35, in person at the Berkshire Running Center, 5 Cheshire Road, Suite 119, Allendale Underground, Pittsfield.
 
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