The city of Pittsfield Massachusetts is calling for submissions for a juried art show called "Islam Contemporary". The deadline for submissions is 28 June , and artists will be informed by 12 July.
The city's Office of Cultural Development will be oening the show on Friday, 2 August, and it will continues through 29 August.
The show will explore Islamic cultures, history, faith, and day-to-day life through contemporary art.
A curated series of performances, film screenings, readings and artist talks is also being planned as a companion to the exhibit.
The exhibition and events will be held in Pittsfield's Upstreet Cultural District at two locations: the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts and Whitney Center for the Arts. Over 500,000 people are expected to attend.
"Pittsfield: Call for artists for Islam Contemporary' show" The Berkshire Eagle June 18, 2013
"Islam Contemporary" Discover Pittsfield June 19, 2013
Reproduced with permission from Islam Today