CALL TO ARTISTS
“Abby and the Arts” Stay At Home Art Contest Sponsored by Absecon Lighthouse
Absecon Lighthouse is sponsoring a Stay at Home Art Contest, “Abby and the Arts,” to inspire a lasting love of the arts in Atlantic City. Absecon Lighthouse will be awarding cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place to Atlantic City schoolchildren who submit original artwork using Absecon Lighthouse as inspirations in the following categories:
The contest is open to Atlantic City students, grades 1st through 12th. One submission per student is allowed. Submissions will be accepted through Friday, May 15th, 2020, at 3 pm. Winners will be announced at the Reopening Celebration, the specific date of which is to be determined. All submissions will be on display at the lighthouse, and the winners will be selected by a panel of local artists and art administrators.
Information and an official application can be found at www.abseconlighthouse.org/events/art-contest
Information about Absecon Lighthouse
Funding has been provided in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts, Department of State, and administered by the Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Absecon Lighthouse is a state-owned historic property administered by the non-profit Inlet Public/Private Association. Located at 31 So. Rhode Island Avenue in Atlantic City, it is open to visitors Thursdays through Mondays, 11 am to 4 pm.
Absecon Lighthouse received a general operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, and a stabilizing grant from the New Jersey Cultural Trust, both divisions of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State.
For more information about Absecon Lighthouse and its programs, call (609) 449-1360 or visit www.abseconlighthouse.org.