Pick Up Winter Festival Art Now

Pickup of Winter Festival Art Show & Sale Artwork - 2 weeks Dear Winter Festival Art Show & Sale artists and purchasers, Thank you once again for your participation in the 44th Annual WFAS, and thank you as well for your patience and understanding as the City of Prince Albert and MAG staff determined a timeframe and method to reduce our risk of COVID-19 transmission during the pickup process. With 135 artworks in the exhibition, many from out-of-town artists, this will be a significant undertaking as we do our best to keep everyone as safe as possible while coordinating an efficient process. Thank you for helping us prioritize everyone's health. In consultation with the City of Prince Albert (Facilities), WFAS art pickup may take place over the next two weeks under the following conditions, while the Mann Art Gallery remains closed to the public: Date & Time

  • Pickup between these dates: Friday, May 22 – Friday, June 5 (2 weeks)

  • Times: Tuesday – Friday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and Saturdays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

  • No pickup times on Sunday or Monday unless by special arrangement

  • We encourage you to arrange to pick up your works during these times to facilitate staff scheduling. In the event that neither you, nor any friends or family, can pick up the art during these times, please email the gallery at curator@mannartgallery.ca and suggest some alternative dates and times. We understand that many people have health and travel constraints, and we will find an accommodation solution.

  • In the event that a friend or family member is picking up your artwork for you, please notify the gallery by email (curator@mannartgallery.ca) stating your name and name of the person who is picking up. If that person was already designated for pickup on your original entry form, you do not need to notify us again.

Rules & Procedures:

  1. Do not come to the Mann Art Gallery if you have any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19, or have had close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or is showing symptoms. Do not come if you have travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days.

Common symptoms may include one or more of the following:

  • fever;

  • cough;

  • headaches;

  • aches and pains;

  • sore throat;

  • chills;

  • runny nose;

  • loss of sense of taste or smell; and

  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.

These may be unexplained new or worsening symptoms, and may vary. Some people experience mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. *Source: Government of Saskatchewan website Process:

  1. The Mann Art Gallery main doors will be locked. Artists will ring the gallery doorbell (to the left of the door) for admittance. You may need to wait in line on the sidewalk or in the parking lot.

  2. Only one artist in the gallery at a time (unless a second person is needed to safety transport large or heavy works).

  3. Artist will use the provided hand sanitizer upon entering. If you have a mask, we encourage you to wear it.

  4. Artist will sign the City of Prince Albert Contractor Form stating they do not exhibit COVID-19 symptoms, and have not travelled outside Canada in the past 14 days (form is below, copies of the form will be available and will be submitted to the City of PA)

  5. Artist & staff will maintain physical distancing (2 metres / 6 feet apart)

  6. Artist will proceed immediately to their artwork, remove it from the wall, pack it up on the front table if necessary (please bring your own packing supplies, as usual), and exit the gallery, as efficiently as possible.

  7. Staff will frequently sanitize high-touch surfaces including door handles and tables.

Thank you very much, and we look forward to seeing you - from a safe distance - over the next two weeks!


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