Bedford Arts For Our Future Show

About the Show

The purpose of this show is to provide visual artists the opportunity to compete and exhibit in our community; to allow the public to appreciate this artistic talent; and to further our community’s cultural development by the permanent display of selected artwork at the Bedford Branch Library.

2023 Show Details

  • The Bedford Arts for Our Future Show will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2023 at the Bedford Branch Library, 8575 Jackman Road, Temperance, MI.
  • Artists may enter a total of three (3) works. At least one piece must be available for purchase. Paintings, drawings and photographs are limited in size to 36” width including frame because of limited space and must be ready to hang with wire.
  • Works need to be delivered on Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. to the Bedford Branch Library.
  • Judging takes place on Friday, November 3, 2023. Results of the judging will be available on Saturday, November 4, 2023 and can be obtained by calling the library between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at (734) 847-6747

Entry Fee – $25.00

Registration is required. Click here to register, or contact the Bedford Branch Library at 734-847-6747 and staff will assist you.


  • PURCHASE (2 Awarded) – Actual Value
  • BEST OF SHOW – $150.00
  • PEOPLE’S CHOICE – $50.00 (in case of tie, money will be split)

Art will be displayed at the Bedford Branch until Sunday, November 26, 2023.

Please pick up on Monday, November 27 or Tuesday, November 28 between 9:00 am and 7:30 pm.

The Bedford Arts for Our Future Show is sponsored by the Monroe County Library System, the Bedford Branch Library and the Bedford Community Arts Council.​