Town of Truro looking for art from all disciplines for the 2017 Art Acquisition Show

Applications are being accepted for the Town of Truro’s upcoming 2017 Art Acquisition Show. The show will be held in April in partnership with the Truro Art Society.

This is an opportunity for visual artists, be they painters, sculptors, carvers, potters, rug hookers, quilters, photographers and others to display their works to the public. As well, one artist will have his or her work added to the town’s permanent art collection.

Artists are invited to submit three works of art each for public display. It’s free to enter.

Information brochures and application forms are available at Douglas Street Recreation Centre, or can be downloaded online at The deadline for applications is March 24.

The town launched its Art Acquisition Program in 2006 in an effort to create and maintain a collection of visual art which reflects the unique historic and artistic development of Truro.

The Town of Truro Art Acquisition Show will run from April 6 to 27 at the McCarthy Hall Gallery, NSCC Campus, at 36 Arthur St., Truro.

The public is encouraged to attend the show’s official opening at 7 p.m. on April 6. The piece of art selected to be added to the town’s permanent collection will be announced at that time.