Maryland Pastel Society events


Shades of Pastel 2019

November 16, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Shades of Pastel
Biennial Juried National Exhibition

at the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda, Maryland.

Call for Entries opens April 4, 2019 on

Shades of Pastels is Maryland Pastel Society's national juried exhibition featuring some of the finest pastel artists in the nation! We are proud to announce that this year's exhibition returns to the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda, Maryland.

Strathmore is a premier art institution of the mid-Atlantic re
gion, hosting more than two dozen exhibitions a year in its historic Mansion. Strathmore is a nonprofit multi-disciplinary arts center and presenting organization based one-half mile outside the Capital Beltway in North Bethesda, Maryland. Best known for performances and events at the Music Center at Strathmore, the organization has been presenting accessible, affordable visual and performing arts in the smaller Mansion at Strathmore and all over its 16-acre site since 1981.

Sponsor the 2019 National Shades of Pastel Exhibition
Individuals, Patrons and Corporate
Learn about different types of memberships.

  • With a minimum of $25 Donation, you will be listed with the 2019 Shades of Pastel Exhibition Sponsors.
  • Our exhibit is held every two years, assuring that Sponsors will be featured until Fall 2021.
  • The Maryland Pastel Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, making your donations tax deductible.
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