GULFPORT, FL: The City of Gulfport and the Gulfport Arts Center are sponsoring a special Gulfport Centennial Art Celebration on Saturday, October 16th, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm and Sunday October 17th, 10:00 am -3:00 pm at the historic Gulfport Casino located on the beach in the downtown Waterfront District.
The goal of the event is to showcase 100 works of art by Gulfport artists in honor of the City’s 100th birthday. Any visual artist who lives in or has lived in Gulfport, grew up in Gulfport, works (or worked) in Gulfport, studied in Gulfport, is a student in a Gulfport school, has exhibited or sold work in Gulfport, has been a part of the Gulfport arts scene, or is a member of the Gulfport Arts Center is eligible for the exhibit. Works will be judged by a professional artist. Award winners will receive ribbons and an invitation to exhibit work in Gulfport’s Catherine Hickman Theatre lobby during 2011. In addition, there will be Purchase Awards provided by the City and others.
For more information, guidelines, and registration, contact the Gulfport Arts Center at firstname.lastname@example.org. Special thanks to our partner, the City of Imagination. Thanks also are extended to the Gulfport Arts Gathering, the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, the Gulfport Merchants Association and So. 49th St. Business Association for actively supporting this celebration.