Calling All Artists!

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Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks and the Friends of Quiet Waters Park announce that their annual arts festival, Art @ the Park 2021, will take place at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, MD Oct. 16,17, 2021 from 10am-5pm each day.

Applications for this juried exhibition OPEN Thursday, February 4, 2021 and CLOSE Friday, April 9, 2021 (late application through 4/16 with $10 late fee.) Artists will be notified of jury decisions by Friday, April 30, 2021.

Apply online at Juried Art Services (under Art@the Park 2021 – Quiet Waters Park). The application fee is $25. Booth prices range from $100-$200. For more information:

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FLYER – Call for Artist

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Entries Now Open for the 7th Annual

Friends of Quiet Waters Park Photo Contest!

We welcome March and the coming of spring! It’s a great time to take those special photos!

The 7th Friends of Quiet Waters Park annual photo contest is now open! Although we are all observing social distancing, the park is open and everyone can enjoy its natural beauty.

Entries must be taken in the park during all seasons featuring nature scenes, wildlife, park events, sculpture, water views and more. Submissions can be in color or b/w and must be jpg or tiff files. Submitted photos should have been taken during the last 3 years. There is a limit of 3 entries per person. Each photo must include a title and its location in the park.

Send entries to Gail Olmstead, The deadline for submissions is Sept. 30, 2021. The entries will be judged by members of the Fine Arts Committee of FQWP and the winners will be announced by Oct. 31, 2021. 

The winning photographs will be featured in the 2022 calendar and will be announced through various social media including the Friends’ website, Facebook and Newsletter. To view the winners from last year’s contest, check out the Friends’ website at

We are again looking forward to receiving your outstanding photographs of Quiet Waters Park, the “Jewel in the Crown” of Anne Arundel County!

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Join the Friends Art Committee

The Fine Arts Committee of the Friends of Quiet
Waters Park is seeking volunteers with fresh ideas and new perspectives to serve on the committee. The committee Support the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park through jurying, installation, publicity, attending receptions, sales and more! Learn More…

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