Town, art groups to hold contest, exhibit

The Town of North Hempstead along with the North Hempstead Arts Advisory Council and The Art Guild of Port Washington, will be holding its second Arts Matter! Juried Art Contest and Exhibit.

The theme of this contest is multi-cultural aspects of the Town of North Hempstead.

The entries will be accepted until Jan. 30 and the exhibit will be on display at Town Hall in Manhasset from Feb. 14 to April 14.

Entrants must be a resident of the =town, an employee of a business located in the town or a member of an arts organization within the town.

All artists must be 18 years old or older.

Any artwork submitted must be available from Feb. 13 to April 14 and must have been completed in the past three years.

Each artist may submit up to three artworks per entry. The cost per entry is $25. All entries must be submitted by Jan. 30.

For more information, including how to enter, accepted art mediums, additional rules and regulations can be found at:

The winning art works will be on display at Town Hall in Manhasset from Feb. 14 to April 14. The exhibit will be open to the public.

The Arts Matter! artist’s reception will take place on Tuesday, March 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall.

For more information and to access the entry form please visit or call 311 or 516-869-6311.

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