Open Call for Art for the 10×10 Real Art Party

Open Call for Art for the 10×10 Real Art Party

Open call for artists from the Berkshires and beyond for the 10×10 RAP (Real Art Party). February 3 submission deadline.

Berkshire Art Association and Storefront Artist Project seeks donations of original artwork for the annual 10×10 RAP Show and Fundraiser Raffle. In collaboration with the Berkshire Museum and the City of Pittsfield’s 10×10 Festival in February, the BAA welcomes submissions from artists from the Berkshires and beyond. All artwork will be included in a raffle to benefit art students of Berkshire County.

NEW THIS YEAR: 5×5=10 RAP for Artists under the age of 10!

BAA is seeking donations of 5-inch by 5-inch original art for the 5×5=10 RAP for Artists under the age of 10! for a fundraiser benefiting Berkshire County art students. The 5×5=10 RAP for Young Artists will be at the Berkshire Museum during the City of Pittsfield’s 10×10 Festival in February.

The raffle and Real Art Party (RAP) will be a free, live, and in-person event for all ages hosted by the Berkshire Museum on ​Thursday, February 24, 2022. A $25 ticket purchase guarantees a 10×10 work of art. A $10 ticket purchase guarantees a piece of 5×5=10 original art from a young artist to take home. “ARTIX” will be sold at the Berkshire Museum front desk during the exhibit and the night of the party. The Berkshire Museum and the Berkshire Art Association can pivot to a virtual event if necessary following local and state guidelines.


10×10 Art Specs & Submission:

Artwork must measure 10-inches by 10-inches prepared with a wire or hooks for hanging. Artwork may be in any medium and should reflect the quality of your usual work. Three dimensional work in any media should fit in a 10x10x10 cube. Artists may submit up to three pieces. Please attach an art ID tag to the back of each piece you donate.

For 10×10 works, please use BAA’s 10×10 online submission form to submit your information and upload images of artwork. Submissions will be accepted from November 10, 2021 – February 3, 2022. All 10×10 artists will be added to the BAA Artist Directory. Art drop off dates and times are below

5×5=10 Artists Under 10 Art Specs & Submission:

Artwork must measure 5-inches by 5-inches prepared with a wire or hooks for hanging (wire and hooks may be provided). Artwork may be in any medium and should reflect the quality of your usual work. Artists under 10 years old may submit up to two pieces. Please attach an art ID tag to the back of each piece you donate.

For 5×5=10 works, please use BAA’s 5×5 for Young Artists online submission form to submit your information, then email . Submissions will be accepted from November 10, 2021 – February 3, 2022. Young Artists will be added to the BAA Artist Directory. Art drop off dates and times are below.


Dates to Remember

February 3 | Registration deadline for 5X5 and 10×10 submissions
February 14-24 | 10X10 RAP EXHIBIT on view at the Berkshire Museum

February 24 | 10×10 RAP (FREE ADMISSION)
5pm | Doors open to the 10×10 Real Art Party
6 pm | 5×5 at 10×10 ARTIX drawn
7 pm | 10×10 ARTIX drawn


Proceeds will benefit Berkshire County: BAA Fellowships for College Art Majors • Art field trip awards for high school art classes • Free admission for art students to Berkshire Museum.

Questions? Please email: 10×10@berkshireartassociation.org

Press Release: 10×10 Real Art Party Open Call for Art

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