Miniatures 2019 Rules of Entry

Note: Please read carefully, there are changes to the 2018 Miniatures Rules of Entry.


Artwork Drop-off

All Miniatures artwork must be dropped off at Monterey Museum of Art – Pacific Street. We will not be conducting preregistrations, submission of artwork will count as your entry into Miniatures. The first 250 works of art received from August 7 – September 10, 2019 will be accepted. All artwork drop-off must be during open Museum hours, Thursdays through Tuesdays 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Late submissions will not be accepted

Rules of Entry

  • Membership for all Miniatures artists must be current through December 31, 2019. Membership will be checked at the time of artwork drop-off.
  • Mailed-in Miniatures will be accepted but shall follow all guidelines, and will be inventoried the day it is received at the Museum. Please include all required information in mailed package. MMA will not be responsible for any artwork that is damaged or does not follow listed Rules of Entry.
  • All subjects and media are accepted. However, MMA reserves the right to refuse a work of art for any reason.
  • Participants of Miniatures must be 14 years of age or older.
  • Only one original Miniature per artist will be accepted.
  • Artwork can be up to but no larger than 7 x 9 inches or 8 x 8 inches in size, including the frame. When choosing a ready-made frame, please measure the outside dimensions. Three-dimensional artwork can be up to but no larger than 7 x 7 x 9 inches in size.
  • Art must be ready to display or hang with hook or wire attachments. Eye hooks are not an acceptable hanger. MMA has up to 72 business hours after artwork drop off to reject the artwork.
  • Please label your artwork on the back or bottom, with your name, title, date, and medium of the piece. Label information will also be collected at the time of drop-off.
  • At the time of drop-off, please note any display instructions intended for your Miniature. If none are given the Museum will display at their discretion.
  • Upon completion, artwork must be claimed by 5:00 pm on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Artwork unclaimed by the winner becomes the property of the Monterey Museum of Art.
  • For additional questions, email miniatures@montereyart.org


Maximum Dimensions & Example Label Placement