10 October 2009

Pony Express Mail Art Invitation

150th Anniversary of the Pony Express Mail Art Invitation

Modesto Art Museum

You are invited be part of the historic 150th anniversary celebrations by creating a piece of Pony Express mail art and sending it to the Modesto Art Museum for the international exhibition in April 2010. Follow the directions below.

Mail Art Theme: the Pony Express, mail delivery by horse, creative variations on the theme are encouraged

Format: Envelopes, post cards, and art stamps. We will display only the side with postage and address. We will not open envelopes or packages. Mail art must be on the outside of the envelope or postcard.

Deadline for all entries: 5 March 2010

Exhibition: Modesto, California, watch museum web site for details. Also, online exhibit on the museum Flickr site. Viewers and artists will be able to comment online about the art.
Documentation of Participation: on museum web site
Return: mail art will NOT be returned, it will become part of the museum's collection
Note: Include your mailing address on your entry for acknowledgment

Send Entries to:

Pony Express
Modesto Art Museum
404 Patrick Lane
Modesto, CA 95350 USA
More information at the museum web site, http://modestoartmuseum.org

Questions: modestoartmuseum@yahoo.com

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