The Rockwell invites chefs, bakeries, and pastry enthusiasts to enter their innovative design for the chance to be one of (up to) 13 artists featured in a special holiday exhibition, The Gingerbread Invitational. The Community Choice Award winner will be chosen by visitors to The Rockwell voting throughout the exhibition.
Gingerbread Invitational 2017 – Guidelines and Application Submit by November 1, 2017
November 1, 2017 | Gingerbread Invitational application deadline
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Artist selection announced
Monday, November 20, 2017 | Artists drop off creations to The Rockwell Museum for photography and installation
Friday, November 24, 2017 | Exhibition open to the public. Public voting launches during Urban Arts Crawl!
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Gingerbread Invitational Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony for artists, public and Rockwell Museum Members
December 2 & 3, 2017 | Sparkle and Holiday Open House. Gingerbread-themed games, art activities, shopping, photo opportunities and more.
Sunday, December 31, 2017 | Final day of exhibition
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 | Artists pick up their creations if they wish – others will be discarded.
Friday, January 5, 2018 | Community Choice Winner Announced
Participants and media should contact Willa Vogel at The Rockwell Museum:
Desk: 607-974-4830 | Mobile: 607-438-0321 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Gingerbread Invitational 2017 – Guidelines and Application November 1, 2017
Gingerbread Invitational 2016 See all photos
First Place: Ann Cady, Colleen McCall, and Martha Easton | Mark Twain Study, Elmira, NY
Second Place: Wegmans Bakery | “Heart of Corning” – Centerway Square
Third Place: Barbara Mack of Corning Pie Works | Corning Fire Department
Community Choice Award: Ann Cady, Colleen McCall, and Martha Easton | Mark Twain Study, Elmira, NY
Gingerbread Invitational 2015 See all photos
First Place: Amber Colby of ‘Cuse Cakes | Historic Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse
Second Place: LaDonna Costello | Watkins Glen State Park South Pavilion
Third Place: Emily Elizabeth Smith, Tiffany Williams, Jessi Moore, Mandy Kritzeck and Alexandra Ruggiero | First Presbyterian Church in Bath, NY.
Community Choice Award: LaDonna Costello | Watkins Glen State Park South Pavilion