Art show opens with reception this evening
The Springfield Public Library will hold open house this evening (Wednesday, October 17) to celebrate the opening of the annual Juried Art Show.
The reception will be in the Altermatt Gallery from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. The public is invited to view the art and meet the artists.
Awards will be announce at approximately 7:30 p.m.
All entries are eligible for individual awards totaling $2,550 in cash: Grand Prize $500; first prize $400; second prize $300; 3 Honorable Mention Awards of $150 each; 10 Certificates of Merit at $75 each; and People’s Choice Award of $150.
The art will remain on display through Wednesday, Nov. 21. The public is invited to view the art during library hours.
The juried art show is being held in Springfield for the eighteenth consecutive year with a generous grant from the Pieschel Family Foundation.