06/12/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/12/2021 10:59
Contact:Kristin Lessard, (203) 834-1896, x13
WILTON/RIDGEFIELD, CONNECTICUT - Weir Farm National Historical Park's Annual Art in the Park Contest and Exhibit are going virtual! Join us in celebrating creativity at Weir Farm by participating and submitting a work of art. All artists, from beginner to professional, are encouraged to take part in this contest by submitting an image of a piece of artwork inspired by or made at the park. Any original work created at or inspired by Weir Farm in any visual art medium may be entered into the contest. This includes paintings, drawings, pastels, fabrics, sculpture, photographs, mixed media, and more! Submissions will be accepted online through September 1, 2021. Once entered, artwork will become part of a virtual exhibit that is focused on showcasing artistic inspiration and creativity at Weir Farm, launching on our website on October 1, 2021. Become part of our long lasting artistic tradition by sharing your artwork with us today!
To view last year's Art in the Park Contest Exhibit and winners: Click here!
Virtual Art in the Park Contest Rules:
Any questions about the contest? Email [email protected]
About Weir Farm National Historical Park: Visit the home and studio of America's most beloved Impressionist, J. Alden Weir, and walk in the footsteps of a world-class artist. Set against a rural Connecticut landscape that has been painted by thousands of artists from 1882 to the present, Weir Farm is a national legacy of American Impressionism, the creative spirit, and historic preservation. Explore this National Park for Art and experience what Weir described as 'The Great Good Place.' Learn more at www.nps.gov/wefa and visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/WeirFarmNPS, YouTube www.youtube.com/WeirFarmNHS, and Instagram @WeirFarmNPS.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 423 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at www.nps.gov, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice, Twitter www.twitter.com/natlparkservice, and YouTube www.youtube.com/nationalparkservice.