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Tiny Art Show

Share your artistic talents by participating in the Maynard Library's Tiny Art Show.
If you enjoy the Pumpkin Decorating Art Show in October, you'll have just as much fun during the Tiny Art Show!

Create a work of art no larger than 4"x4" and return it to the library by Wednesday, July 26 at 5:00pm.

Kits with canvases will be available beginning Wednesday, July 12,

or you can attend an in-person decorating event.

Artwork will be displayed in the library from July 29 - August 19.


Wednesday, July 12, 2023:

  • Kits with canvas, a small selection of paint, and a brush are available at the Circulation Desk. 

  • In-person Creating event from 12:00-4:00pm in the Storytime Room. No registration needed

Monday, July 17, 2023, 1:00-4:00pm: In-person Creating Event in the Storytime Room. No registration needed. 

Tuesday, July 25, 2023, 6:00-8:00pm: In-person Creating Event in the Storytime Room. No registration needed. 

Wednesday, July 26, 2023: Last day to return artwork created at home.

Saturday, July 29, 2023: Tiny Art Show opens in the Roosevelt Room

Saturday, August 19, 2023: Last day to view the Tiny Art Show

Monday, August 21, 2023: Artwork available to be picked-up at the Circulation Desk

Friday, September 1, 2023: Last day to pick-up your artwork from the library. 


  • One canvas/sculpture per person or group.

  • You can create as an individual, group, family, or team.

  • No candles or electrical devices, including battery operated.

  • No vulgarity of any kind permitted - this is a family art show!

  • Objects, paper, and materials of any kind except food may be glued to the canvas or turned into a sculpture, but artwork must be 4" in all directions or smaller.

  • Fill out the entire Tiny Art Show ID form. Lost the one from your kit? You can print one below or ask for a copy when you return your artwork.

  • Artwork will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, August 21 at the Circulation Desk. The last day to pick up your artwork will be Friday, September 1. Please note, any artwork not picked up by 5:00 pm on the 1st will become library property for use as we deem fit.

  • Staff reserve the right to reject any canvases that do not follow these rules!

2022 Maynard Tiny Art Show

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