MoNA Surge Festival slated for September

Surge Festival Call for Artists
Deadline for proposals through online application – July 1
Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA

In partnership with the Skagit Climate Science Consortium and the Skagit Watershed Council, MoNA will launch an event to draw attention to climate change and its impact on the Northwest’s coastal communities. The Surge Festival will engage artists to work with environmental researchers and educators to present the public with new perspectives on issues such as flooding and storm surge through participatory art activities. The festival is scheduled for the weekend of September 26-27, 2015 at MoNA.

Call for Artists
MoNA announces a call to artists to participate through the creation of a project to be exhibited at MoNA. Artists may propose projects with scientists on the website or with others. Projects should focus on the geographic area of the Pacific Northwest. There is no fee to apply.

July 1 Artists submit brief project proposal
July 15 Project proposals accepted
August 15 Updated project description and photos due for marketing
September 11 Projects completed
September 25 Projects installed at MoNA
September 26-27 Festival
September 28 De-installation

Get more information at the Festival’s webpage.