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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!

Decorate a 3"x3" canvas and return it to the library by Saturday, July 30 at 2:00pm. Kits will be available beginning Wednesday, July 13,

or you can attend an in-person decorating event.

Artwork will be displayed in the library from August 4 - August 20.


Wednesday, July 13, 2022: Kits with canvas, a small selection of paint, and a brush are available at the Circulation Desk.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:30-8:30pm: In-person Painting Event in the Storytime Room. No registration needed. 

Saturday, July 23, 2022, 10:30am-12:00pm: In-person Painting Event in the Storytime Room. No registration needed. 

Saturday, July 30, 2022: Last day to return artwork decorated at home.

Thursday, August 4, 2022: Tiny Art Show opens in the Roosevelt Room

Saturday, August 20, 2022: Last day to view the Tiny Art Show

Friday, September 2, 2022: Last day to pick-up your artwork from the library. 


  • One canvas per person or group.

  • You can decorate 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, but artwork must remain 3"x3", and must be able to hang flat against the wall.

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

  • Artwork will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, August 22 at the Circulation Desk. The last day to pick up your artwork will be Friday, September 2. Please note, any artwork not picked up by 5:00 pm on the 2nd will become library property for use as we deem fit.

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

Tiny Art Shows across the United States

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