Art Exhibits @ the MAC

Current Art Exhibitions @ the MAC 

Milford Photo Expo 2017- Sponsored by Milford Photo.

Show Dates: May 11th-June 22nd, 2017

Viewing Dates: Tues/Thurs 10AM-4PM, Wed/Fri, 12PM-4 PM

Reception: Thursday, May 11th, 5:30-7:00 PM

Location:  Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT  06460

Art Pick Up: Friday, June 23rd from 12PM-4PM, or Saturday, June 24th from 10AM-12PM

Theme: The Milford Arts Council and Milford Photo are pleased to announce Milford Photo Expo 2017. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work to this open themed show. All photographic mediums, styles and processes are welcome. Milford Photo will offer 10% off framing for pieces being submitted in the show. Please contact Milford Photo at 203-882-3415 for additional information. Please see Artist Eligibility for additional requirements.  For information about Milford Photo, go to

Prizes: $1000 in Milford Photo gift certificates and cash prizes to be awarded in several categories

For additional information please call the Milford Arts Council at: 203.878.6647 or

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Coming Art Exhibitions @ the MAC for 2017

“Art for Paws” Exhibition

An art show to celebrate the special connections we develop with the animals in our lives. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Milford Animal Shelter.
Artists are invited to submit portraits of animals, with or with their human counterparts.  All two-dimensional art and mediums are welcome; paintings, drawings, mixed media, photography and graphic design.
Optional:  Artists are encouraged to include a few words stating what inspired the work.

The Art 4 PAWS Exhibition will run from June 29th through August 24th, 2017 and can be viewed Tuesdays through Fridays from 12- 4 pm at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT 06460.

Receiving for the exhibition is Friday, June 23rd from 12 pm to 4 pm and Saturday, June 24th from 10 am to 12 pm.   Pick up, after the exhibition is Friday, August 25th from 12- 4 pm and Saturday, August 26th from 10- 12 pm.

Awards are $150 for first place, $100 for second place and $75 for third place.  Winners will be able to display their piece at the Milford Center for the Arts for one month after the exhibition.

The reception and presentation of awards will take place Thursday, July 20th from 5:30- 7 pm at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT 06460.  

One or two pieces will be accepted per artist with a fee of $25 for one and $35 for two.  MAC members receive $5 off their total fee.  You can download a prospectus at Art for Paws 2017 prospectus.  Only original and recent pieces will be accepted.  All work should be framed and wired and ready to hang.  Items must not exceed 24”x 36” in measurement or 20 lbs. in weight.  Works may or may not be for sale and a 30% commission is charged for any work that sells.

Anyone may join the Milford Arts Council at receiving or on our website.

Membership is $35 which allows members to receive discounts on art entry fees, concerts and theatre performances as well as a free listing on our online artist registry.

Milford Student Exhibition 2017

November- December 2017. (dates to be announced).*

Past Art Exhibitions @ the MAC for 2017

“Body of Art” Exhibition

Award Winners

We thank all those artists who entered their work in this show.

1st Place- “Reflection” by Colleen Reilly-Rees

2nd Place- “Lovely Agony” by Al Matra

3rd Place- “Boys in the Boat” by Gertrude Bukoff

Honorable Mention-

“Self Portrait” by David Bacchiocchi
“Sarah” by Michael Galullo
“Lady in Red” by Ron Tonelli
“Rachael” by Rick Senft
“Rise Above” by Jacqueline Etling

Show Dates: March 14th – April 27th, 2017
Viewing Days: Tuesday- Friday, 12- 4 pm.
Reception: Thursday, March 16th, 2017, 5:30- 7 pm
Awards: 1st Place- $150; 2nd Place- $100; 3rd Place- $75

The Visual Arts Committee presents the “Body of Art” Exhibit 2017.

The show features  figurative and portrait works in 2 dimensional mediums.
Pick up: Friday, April 28th from 12- 4 pm and Saturday, April 29th from 10- 12 pm.

For further information please call the Milford Arts Council at 203-878-6647 (Tues.- Fri, 10- 5 pm) or visit


“Waterscapes” Exhibition

We thank all the artists who entered our exhibition.

Award winners- Paintings

1st Place- “Mytic Tugboat” by Mitch Parker

2nd Place- “Gulf Pond” by Cathy Liontas

3rd Place- “Housatonic River” by Mark Dittmar

Award winners- Photography

1st Place- “Proud Mary” by Walt Micks

2nd Place- “Southport 420’s” by Gayle Caro