Call for Proposals - Queen Mary Art Deco Festival 2016

Share your passion for the arts, architecture, music, design, popular culture, technology, fashion and the daily life of the Art Deco era.

Submit a proposal for a lecture at the Art Deco Festival.



Friday, August 19th 2016
Lecture 3PM
Lecture 5PM

Saturday, August 20th 2016
Lecture 10AM
Lecture 11AM

Sunday, August 21st 2016
Lecture 10AM
Lecture 11AM

1. Lecturers must be available for all dates and times above. Approved lecturers will be notified of time slot 60 days prior to event date.
2. Lectures must be interactive: They must either have an activity, display or sound/video incorporated. We are open to collaborate in the coordination of potential displays/activities if it will enhance the lecture experience.
3. Lecturers must submit the following to be considered: an 8x10 color photo, a professional bio, a contact email, a day time phone number, a four sentence summary of lecture for promotional purposes, a one page proposed lecture synopsis, and an outline for a 45 minute lecture.
4. Lecturers should be available for media: potential phone interviews in August and/or live press coverage the week of the event. Lecturers must be available for a tech run-through on the day of their lecture. Lecturers must have experience: They need to be accomplished in the field of which they are lecturing and have lectured in public prior to submission. Submissions are due by June 30th to

A Complimentary Two Night Stay aboard the Queen Mary: Inside Stateroom with Two Double Beds
Two Complimentary Tickets for each of the following: Day Pass (for the lecture day), Deco Derby, Gatsby Daze, Starlight Club, & Bootlegger’s Bash. (Does NOT include the Grand Ball).