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SUNRISE: A Celebration of the Arts in The Town of North Beach

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The Town of North Beach warmly welcomes the Summer season, with beautiful sunrises and sunsets over the water, pristine gardens and parks for visitors to stroll through, and opportunities for Crafts and Campfires on the beach! Another exciting event arriving to the quaint beach town is the much-anticipated SUNRISE: A Celebration of the Arts. This arts and sculpture celebration and competition is happening July 23rd, 12PM-6PM.

This special event hosted by The Town of North Beach is partnering with the local Eat-Drink-Go Local  initiative that promotes locally grown produce, foods, and businesses to boost a flourishing community. The Town of North Beach‘s SUNRISE celebration will be held on the beautiful waterfront alongside the Art and Wine Festival, occurring the same weekend in the nearby vicinity. The first annual event is hosting incredible opportunities for local artists of many mediums to participate and enter their contests- The Sculpture Contest and Art Festival Contest. Learn about how you can register today to be a part of this exciting event by the shore!

The Sculpture Competition:

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Sculptures are changed out from and to the gardens annually. The top 5 from this contest will be chosen and put on display for the entire year.

Prizes awarded to the top 5 sculpture contest winners: 1st- $1,ooo, 2nd- $750, 3rd- $500, 4th- $250, 5th- $100.

Registration is open now and available for competing artists. Photos are required upon registration.

REGISTRATION TO ENTER HAS BEEN EXTENDED PAST JUNE 1st AND IS OPEN NOW- CLICK HERE!

The Town of North Beach will generously provide concrete pads for the sculptures to rest in their gardens upon approval.

Sculptures may be sold during its time of exhibition in the gardens, however, they may not be removed until the duration of the exhibition is complete.

The Art Festival:

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The event will be for juried art and all approved pieces will be displayed at the festival.

REGISTRATION TO ENTER HAS BEEN EXTENDED PAST JUNE 1st AND IS OPEN NOW- CLICK HERE!

Registration is open on their website and all entrants are required to provide photos for approval

Prizes for art awarded top 3 contestants that day-

1st- $500, 2nd- $250, $100

It is asked that all entries be artwork that is family friendly and suitable for audiences of any age.

Any medium may be accepted

All entrees must be an original, homemade piece- no mass produced or commercially exhibited pieces allowed.

Art can be sold on location THAT DAY, but must remain for the duration of the exhibit.

 

For entries or information, you may contact The Town at North Beach at northbeach@northbeachmd.org.

Photos courtesy of The Town of North Beach

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