ABOUT US 

Gloucester Celebration Corporation. (GCC), the organizer
of the Gloucester, Massachusetts 400th Anniversary Celebration is now accepting entries in its international commemorative medal design competition. The purpose of this competition is to identify and select a creative, artistic, and beautiful design for the commemorative medal that will mark this auspicious occasion and become a lasting reminder of Gloucester’s quadricentennial and city-wide celebration.

CONTACT 

Send us your thoughts and ideas

via email: gloucester400@gmail.com.

Rather send us a note?

Send it to Gloucester 400,

P.O. Box 603, Gloucester MA 01930.

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GUIDELINES FOR PHASE 2

The application and judging process consists of 2 phases: 

Phase 2, is the final stage of the competition and has very specific requirements.
Only the three successful semi-finalists will participate in this stage.

 

1. Plaster Models - Semi-finalists must submit a pair of plaster models (the obverse and reverse sides)
based on their designs selected in Phase 1.

 

2. About the Models - The plaster models should be engraved or modeled designs on a plaster base.
These models should be between 6 inches and 9 inches in diameter.

 

3. Third Party Assistance – Phase 2 designers may have third persons make the plaster model
of their design at their own expense.

 

4. Artist’s Initials - The initials of both the designer [and the sculptor, if utilized] should be included on the plaster model.

 

5. Hard Copies of the Design - Hard Copies of semi-finalist designs must be available for exhibition when requested.

 

6. Submitting the Plaster Models - Plaster models must be received by December 1, 2019. Please send models to:

Gloucester Celebrations Corporation

Post Office Box 603

Gloucester, MA 01930

 

7. Rights Transfer Agreement - Designs must be accompanied by a completed and signed Rights Transfer Agreement that will be provided to artists by GCC with their Phase 2 invitation. 

 

NOTE:  The three semi-finalists will also be notified of further details on their selection to Phase 2.