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Independence Historical Museum & Art Center 8th and Myrtle
PO Box 294
Independence, KS 67301


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
--Tues - Sat
Closed Sunday and Monday

Admission Fee
$5.00 Adults
$3.00 Ages 6-18
Free - Ages 5 & Under
Free Active Military

Holiday Hours

Closed on major holidays


62nd Annual Verdigris Valley Art Exhibit

June 27 - July 25, 2015 Independence Historical Museum and Art Center 123 N. Eighth

Steven Greenwall-"Deer Creek Bank"


  1. Show committee will accept only hand-delivered works.
  2. Artwork must be delivered to the Independence Historical Museum and Art Center at 8th and Myrtle, Independence, Kansas.
  3. Artist's name, phone number, and title must be printed on the back, top, center of the work.
  4. All work must be framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wire. Wire should be just slightly taught. Metal frames must have proper hangers (no clips) with wire. No sawtooth hangers.-
  5. All artwork must remain at the IHMAC until 4 pm, July 24, 2015.
  6. All work must be picked up no later than 4 pm, July 25, 2015.
  7. This form may be copied and shared with other artists.


Exhibitors may submit up to three (3) works per category. First work entered is $15.00, each additional work is $10.00.

REGISTRATION FORM Please download and print this form

You may also pick up a form at the museum.

  1. Artist's Name:
  2. Address:
  3. City:
  4. State:
  5. Zip:
    1. Entry 1:
    2. Title
    3. Medium
    4. Size(HxWxD)
    5. Sale Price or NFS

    6. Entry 2:
    7. Title
    8. Medium
    9. Size(HxWxD)
    10. Sale Price or NFS

    11. Entry 3:
    12. Title
    13. Medium
    14. Size(HxWxD)
    15. Sale Price or NFS

Please Note: The Independence Historical Museum and Art Center will take a 20% commission on all sales.

Exhibition Agreement

The artist must meet all conditions outlined in this prospectus. Entries may not be removed before the close of the exhibition. The artist agrees to hold the exhibition host, Independence Historical Museum and Art Center, their directors, officers, employees, agents, and volunteers harmless from any claims or damages whatsoever due to loss, damage, or theft of artwork. The VVAE reserves the right to photograph any and all artwork displayed for the purpose of documentation, website, and/or reproduction in publicity materials. The artist declares that the artwork is his original work and does not infringe upon any copyright or other rights of any third party. The Independence Historical Museum and Art Center and/or the VVAE Committee Chair reserves the right to exclude any entry or artist from the exhibit. The signature of the artist on the line below shall be understood to imply an agreement on the part of the artist with all conditions set forth in this prospectus and in the specific terms of this agreement.


For more VVAE information: Call 620-331-3515
Download PDF of Call for entries