Military-themed art sought for show

OCEANSIDE — The Oceanside Museum of Art is now accepting artist proposals for the upcoming Military Artist-in-Residence project. Submission deadline is Jan. 16.OMA is seeking proposals for this second Exploring Engagement artist-in-residence project, which will focus on matters around the military and Southern California’s relationship to the military, armed forces and veterans. Preferred proposals will engage mindsets on “What is Art?” “Who Makes Art?” and “Where does Art Happen?”

With Oceanside’s long history of being a military town, bordering Camp Pendleton, OMA wants to engage with the city’s large population of active military and military veterans. Through the exhibit, OMA is interested in connecting with military personnel, their families and the general public through accessible yet focused arts engagement and art experiences that aim to strengthen the value of the arts in our individual and collective lives.

Applications must be received by 5 p.m. PST Jan. 16, electronically to engagement@oma-online.org. Refer to application guidelines and specifications for complete submission requirements. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Other upcoming events at the museum, include:

— Dec. 13, Winter Wonderland Opening Reception at Camino Real Shopping Center Westfield Plaza, 6 to 8 p.m.

— Dec. 14, Feeding the Soul Foundation Holiday pARTy at OMA, 7 p.m. Tickets are $50.

— Dec. 28, Palm Springs International Film Festival Welcome Reception, 9 a.m. — Jan. 5, First Sunday Free Admission Day at OMA, 1 to 4 p.m.

 

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