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We've got 4 different themed kits with 5 different activities each that coincide with our in person camps for the little ones who are staying home this summer!

1 Kit: $50 - 2 Kits: $80 - All 4 Kits: $150

Kits are available for pick up only , Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm. If you would like to purchase in advance of your arrival to ensure you have a reserved order, please contact: connect@d-artcenter.org

Tiny But Mighty II: A National Exhibition of Small 3D Artworks


Description: Tiny but Mighty is an exhibition of small three-dimensional works from across the country which do not exceed 8” in their longest dimensions. Original works in all media, traditional or non-traditional, are welcomed. Also including both freestanding and wall-mounted three-dimensional works, and open to all artists living in the United States. Work should be three-dimensional in at least 50% of its form and structure. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email abradley@d-artcenter.org.

This exhibition is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center and includes working professional artist studios and provides a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk. This is a juried exhibition, and it will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror, Betsy DiJulio.

Juror Biography: Betsy DiJulio, MA, EdS, is a an award-winning artist and full-time, National Board Certified high school art and art-history teacher at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach.  In 2010, she was recognized at the Citywide Teacher of the Year for Virginia Beach City Public Schools.  In the fall of 2019, she joined the faculty of Tidewater Community College where she is an Adjunct Professor of art history and appreciation (online).  Betsy is also a features writer, columnist, and art reviewer for SchoolArts Magazine, Coastal Virginia Magazine, COVA Biz Magazine, Savor Virginia Magazine, VEER Magazine, and The Virginian-Pilot.

Exhibition dates:        Thursday, August 6th 2020 - Saturday, August 29th 2020
Reception:                 Thursday, August 6th 2020, 5:30-7:30pm
Call Open:                  Thursday, June 11th 2020 - Sunday, July 12th 2020
Notifications (by email):         By 5pm, Monday July 20th, 2020 
Accepted works arrive by:      August 1st, 2020
Submission fee:                      $35.00 for up to 3 works  (one image per submission)

1st Place:             $500.00
2nd Place:            $300.00
3rd Place:             $150.00    

Stuck at home with bored little ones due to COVID-19?