Museum announces art contest
The Florence County Museum is now accepting artists’ submissions for the 2018 Pee Dee Regional Art Competition, sponsored by Chick-fil-A.
Artists wishing to enter the competition may register online using the online submission form at flocomuseum.org/pee-dee-regional. Each artist may obtain a competition schedule and prospectus at flocomuseum.org or by visiting the Florence County Museum at 111 West Cheves St, Florence.
The Pee Dee Regional is the longest running art competition in the state of South Carolina. It has been presented annually since 1954.
Artists may submit up to four entries during online registration at a fee of $12.50 per entry. Current museum members are eligible to submit two entries without charge. Online submissions deadline is 10 pm, Friday, Nov. 3.
A first place cash prize of $1000 will be awarded by corporate exhibit sponsor Chick-fil-A during the exhibition’s opening reception, Thursday evening, Jan. 25, 2018. Both the exhibit and reception will be held at the Florence County Museum Waters Gallery, 135 S. Dargan St.
Questions may be directed to Florence County Museum, 843-676-1200.