• 14th Annual Okaloosa Arts Alliance Poster Contest

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    Name: 14th Annual Okaloosa Arts Alliance Poster Contest
    Date: March 30, 2023 - May 6, 2023
    Event Description:
    The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) invites all Okaloosa County School students to participate in the 14th Annual OAA Okaloosa County School Poster Contest. The theme for the contest is “What art means to me”. It can be anything you can create on paper with markers, pencils, paint, pastels, charcoal, mixed media, or crayons. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for elementary school students (K-4th), middle school students (5th-8th), and high school students (9th-12th) in Okaloosa County. Each winner in each division will win a cash prize. Additionally, the 1st place winners’ artwork will be posted in the OAA newsletter and on the OAA website. Any Okaloosa County School student grades kindergarten through 12th grade can enter; entries can be submitted by an Okaloosa County School or by an individual student. The poster contest deadline is April 21, 2023. Please submit only one entry per student. Posters need to include the name of the artist, their grade, and the name of their school on the front of each entry or attached directly below the poster. Please mail your entries to Okaloosa Arts Alliance-Poster Contest, P.O. Box 4426, FWB, FL 32549. If you prefer to drop off your entry(s) please take them to HH Arts on 100 Beal Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach (near Hwy 98). Hours are 10 am-3pm Tuesday through Saturday. They are closed on Sunday and Monday. All poster contest entries will be on display from Saturday evening, April 22, 2023, at Enlightened Studios located at 142 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 until the evening of May 6, 2023. Winners will be announced, and prizes awarded at the intermission of Okaloosa’s Got Talent, approximately 7:30 pm on May 6th at Enlightened Studios. Email Amy at amybaty1@gmail.com for more information about the poster contest or go to www.okaloosaarts.org/2023-school-poster-contest.html The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) is a non-profit 501(c)3 local arts agency that strengthens Okaloosa County by supporting the arts through advocacy, education, and marketing. The OAA is supported in part by the Florida Department of State Division of Arts & Culture and from Florida Arts auto license tag revenues but could not exist without its members and community support. For more information go to www.okaloosaarts.org
    HH Arts Enlightened Studios
    Date/Time Information:
    Deadline to enter is April 21, 2023 Posters Displayed April 22- May 6, 2023
    Contact Information:
    Amy Baty-Herbert- for all questions Helen Harris for dropping off flyers
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