An online art event where 5X5 canvasses are created to raise funds for The Museum of Chincoteague Island. Many local celebrity artists enjoy participating in this fundraiser.
The Museum of Chincoteague's ArtSea Annual "5x5" Art Show & Online Auction is return this year, bigger and better than ever! This year, you will have the opportunity to come over and view the artwork at your leisure in the Museum of Chincoteague's Legacy Pavilion from May 3rd -May 7th from 11am-5pm daily. Another option, will be to stay in the comfort of your home and view the artwork online starting May 6th. Bidding will be done all online starting at 5:55 on May 7th and ending that same night at 8:00pm. Participants of any age have the opportunity to create works of art measuring 5x5 for sale in the auction. Anyone may participate, the only rule being the finished work must retain the 5x5 dimensions. There are a large variety of painted canvases in acrylic, watercolors, oil as well as a few other mediums new to ArtSea this year!
While the artwork may not be visibly signed, our well known, local celebrity Artists are again participating in the event this year. Artwork completed by adults will be auctioned with opening bids at $55. For works of art created by participants age 18 and under, opening bids start at $25. All purchased art will be availalbe for pick up in the Legacy Pavilion located on the Museum grounds, Sunday May 8th, from 10:00-12:00 & 3:00-5:00 pm
Thank you in advance for participating in our Artsea event this year and thanks for supporting the Museum of Chincoteague Island.