The Denver Museum of Nature
& Science has served as the Rocky Mountain Regions leading
resource for informal science education since 1900. A wide variety
of award-winning exhibits and engaging programs help Museum visitors
of all ages celebrate and understand the natural wonders of Colorado,
Earth, and the universe. The Museum also holds in perpetuity more
than 650,000 objects and specimens representing the best of the
natural world. Its curators, educators, research associates, and
specially trained volunteers conduct fieldwork at home and abroad
in the study areas of anthropology, geology, health science, paleontology,
space science, and zoology.
In fall 2002, the Museum opened
the spectacular Leprino Family Atrium and Sky Terrace, featuring
an unmatched view of the Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountains.
In summer 2003, the Museum will open its newest exhibition, Space
Odyssey, and the renovated Gates Planetarium. Each of these new
features offers state-of-the-art technology and participatory
experiences that will give Museum visitors the feeling that they
are traveling across the universe without ever leaving the ground.
The Museum is located in Denvers
City Park, in the heart of the city. For more information on the
Museum, visit www.dmns.org.
Criteria: Current GNSI
members may submit up to 2 samples of their work. 2 X 2 inch slides
and jpgs will be accepted. All slides must be labeled with artists
name and phone number, title of work and arrow indicating direction
of image. The digital files must be good quality jpg files. CD-ROMs
are preferred over floppy disks. Please indicate on the entry
form if you are sending the original work or a print. For those
sending prints, the DMNS would like to know the media and substrate
of the framed pieces so please include that information on the
entry form if it is different from the original media and substrate.
In selecting images to submit please make sure that
the slide or jpg meets the following criteria:
||In sharp focus
||Very evenly lit
||Properly exposed and of good color temperature
||Art should be square on all four sides (negligible
||Arrive clean and neat
Slides or digital files not meeting these requirements
may be excluded from adjudication.
Please note that space is limited to 60 pieces of
art so acceptance may be limited to one entry per artist.
must be post marked by March 31st, 2003.
Enclose a self addressed, stamped envelope if you
wish your slides or disks to be returned, otherwise, slides will
go into the GNSI educational slide collection. You will receive
notice of the jurys decision in mid-May 2003.
Mail slides and disks to:
GNSI Annual Exhibition 2003
3835 East Fourth Avenue
Denver CO 80206
Framing: All artwork
must be matted in a simple frame with hanging wire and ready to
hang. The frames MUST have security mounting brackets and
double wire. (The show will be open to the public and the Museum
is very security conscious. Nielson and AMS manufacture acceptable
metal security hangers.) Please also attach spacers to the back
of the frame to protect frame and wall. The use of non-glare glass
is strongly recommended. Plexiglass can also be used. Jurors and
the curator of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science reserve
the right to reject improperly framed artwork.
Shipping & Insurance:
Please ship your artwork in sturdy boxes and packaging that ensures
safe delivery and return. Attach a copy of the entry form on the
back of your work. Artists must deliver artwork to the Denver
Museum of Nature and Science between June 15th and 25th.
Artists are responsible for insurance and shipping
to and from the exhibit. Please include a prepaid return shipping
label with artwork. Neither the museum nor the Guild is responsible
for damage during delivery of artwork or temporary storage of
2003 Annual Members Exhibition
(Must be postmarked March 31st, 2003)