Howard County Center for the Arts to Feature ManneqART’s Sculpture on the Human Form in Gallery
- Location: ManneqART
- Address: 9010 Maier Road, Unit 104, Laurel, MD 20723
- Dates: August 31, 2018 - October 12, 2018
- Recurrence: Recurring daily
Howard County Center for the Arts to Feature ManneqART’s Sculpture on the Human Form in Gallery 1 August 31 through October 12
Laurel, Maryland. ManneqART’s sixth season is well underway and the public will have a chance to see a variety of sculptural artworks from August 31 through October 12 in Gallery 1 of the Howard County Arts Council’s Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City. The exhibit will feature 20 old and new entries for the annual ManneqART Competition highlighted by special lighting effects and music created especially for this event.
Artworks are made of non-traditional materials such as wood, metal, glass, recycled plastic and fibers of all kinds. The artworks must be able to be modeled on the human form. Artworks are created by sculptural artist from around the nation. ManneqART is one of the only organizations in the world that encourages, supports, promotes, and rewards the thematic creation of this type of sculpture.
Admission for the exhibit is free and the public is invited from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Monday through Friday; 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday; and Noon – 4:00 pm on Sunday. The Galleries are closed on Labor Day, September 3, 2018.
A special reception will be held on September 14 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm in conjunction with the Howard County Arts Council’s Annual Meeting and Grant Awards Ceremony. The public is invited to attend, to visit the Galleries, and to visit resident artist studios.
ManneqART is an arts and education non-profit based in Howard County, Maryland. It is the brainchild of wearable art designer/manufacturer Lee Andersen, whose factory is in Laurel, Maryland. In 2016, ManneqART opened a Museum (9010 Maier Road, Laurel, MD 20723). The artworks serve as a creative inspiration for all emerging artists and problem solvers. The Museum is open to the public Saturday’s from Noon until 4:00 pm and by appointment on other days. Admission is $5.00 with children under 5 admitted for free.