The beauty of Hannibal’s parks will be the focus of an upcoming exhibit and competition, sponsored by Hannibal Arts Council and Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department.
Art from the Parks will feature artwork showing a Hannibal park or a view from a Hannibal park. Artwork should be submitted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, or Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main St.
The exhibit is open to youth and adults. Any 2-D or 3-D media is acceptable. Up to two pieces may be submitted. All pieces should be at least 11 by 14 inches in dimension (including frame for 2-D) and no larger than 37 inches in the longest dimension. All works must be properly framed with hanging wire on the back. For 3-D pieces a pedestal or appropriate display is required.
There is a $5 entry fee per entry. All entry fees will be applied toward prizes. Prizes totaling $575 will be awarded in Adult and Youth divisions. Pieces may be for sale and will be subject to the HAC commission policy (10 percent will go to HPR).
The public is invited to attend the opening reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main St. Hannibal Arts Council gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The HAC gallery is closed on Tuesdays and Sundays.
For more information on the current exhibit and other HAC programs contact the Hannibal Arts Council at firstname.lastname@example.org, (573) 221-6545 or visit hannibalarts.com .