DEADLINE EXTENDED! Open Call for Mud Pies and Fireflies

Mud Pies and 


July 12-August 31, 2014

Are you inspired by youth? Your own childhood? The children you work with, live with, play with? Do you remember the feeling of freedom and summer vacation? If so, we challenge you to capture it in a work of art. 

The Carroll Mansion Art Gallery is pleased to extend its call to artists for its exhibition “Mud Pies and Fireflies” to be held July 12 through August 31 2014. The exhibition will display work evocative of childhood, from its serene moments to playful sunny days and everything in between.

Deadline for Submissions: *NEW* Monday, June 9, 2014
Submission Fee: $25 for up to 3 pieces, not refundable

The opening reception will be held Saturday, July 12th from 7 to 9 pm.

For each submission, please send a high-quality photograph of the piece, its medium, dimensions, title, and price to by June 9, 2014. Submissions (up to three) must be accompanied by a submission fee of $25 payable via PayPal to by clicking here:


Submissions will be reviewed by the Carroll Museums. If selected, artists will be notified by June 10th, 2014.

If selected, pieces must be delivered to the Carroll Mansion on July 1 or July 3 between 9 am and 3 pm. All art will be for sale with a 30% commission.

The Carroll Mansion Art Gallery is located in the Carroll Mansion at 800 E Lombard St, in downtown Baltimore. For more information email or call 410.605.2964 

The mission of Carroll Museums, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational corporation, is to revitalize the Carroll Mansion and the Phoenix Shot Tower, two beloved Baltimore landmarks.  Our goals are to 1) preserve the sites’ heritage for future generations 2) seek innovative ways to interpret their past to build new audiences and 3) make both sites active participants in their modern community.  Therefore, Carroll Museums sponsors temporary art exhibitions throughout the year to enhance outreach and introduce fresh perspectives that support and advance our mission and goals.