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San Marino League presents Art Matters

Friday, May 04, 2018
Sunday, May 06, 2018

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
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The San Marino League—a philanthropic organization whose members raise funds for Fine Art scholarships and serve as volunteer docents for ArtCenter—presents Art Matters, the organization's fifth juried exhibition and sale of paintings and photography. Proceeds from the sale will be divided equally between ArtCenter and The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens.

Art Matters attracts some of the country’s best artists. The exhibition and sale take place at The Huntington on May 4-6, with a private, invitation-only opening reception held on the evening of Friday, May 4.

Jurors include:

  • Chad Alligood, Virginia Steele Scott Chief Curator of American Art, The Huntington 
  • Clare Kunny, Director, Art Muse Los Angeles 
  • Scot M. Levitt, Vice President and Director of Fine Arts, Bonhams 
  • Stephen Nowlin, Vice President and Director, Williamson Gallery, ArtCenter 

To submit your artwork for exhibition, visit The submission deadline is March 8, 2018. Artists receive 50% of the commissioned artwork. Cash awards include Best in Show, New Artist (a first-time participant in the Art Matters exhibition), and Best Depiction of an Iconic Local Landscape or Structure. All accepted artists are also given the opportunity to paint for three days in the magnificent gardens at The Huntington leading up to the event.