Community Art Show: Scenes and Dreams – October 6-13

The Clausen Museum is holding a community art show with the theme “Scenes and Dreams” between October 6 and 13. It is an open art show and community members are invited to submit art for the exhibition.

Opening reception takes place on October 6 (Friday) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

1, Scenes and Dreams


Dia de los Muertos Community Art Exhibition

Petersburg Arts Council and Clausen Museum are partnering to hold a “Day of the Dead” art show. The theme is “Celebration of Ancestors.” 

We’re looking for work that celebrates those who have passed OR inspired by the bright and colorful traditional Mexican holiday celebratory items. Memorabilia, old photos, vintage items are welcome in addition to the traditional Day of the Dead. Please submit works at the museum on October 21 and 22.

If your talents and skills run more toward the culinary side of things, don’t feel left out. We will gladly accept contributions of finger foods and sweets for the opening reception on the evening of October 28

Clausen Museum Visual Art RFP


Art Acquisition Fund

The Clausen Museum will apply for the Rasmusen Foundation Art Acquisition Fund grant to purchase local art this spring. If you would like your art work to be considered for purchase please provide the following by March 28, 2016:

-Letter of interest from the artist
-List of pieces available with titles, price and date of production
-Photos (photographs, digital images) of the pieces of art available for purchase

Please note that we will only be looking at works of art that have been produced in the last two years. We are looking at current works by local and regional artists.

If your work is chosen we will let your know immediately so you may take the piece off the market.

Call Kathi at 772-3598 if you have questions.