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Annual Mena Art Gallery Photography Competition


It’s time for photographers to get their work prepared for the annual Photography Competition at Mena Art Gallery. Entries will be accepted at the gallery, 607 Mena Street, between 10 am and 4 pm on Wednesday, June 1. Full details and the entry form are available online at Click on “Shows and Exhibits” for access to the entry form and rules.

This is a judged show with prizes in five categories: Landscape, Plants, Animals, People/Portraits, and General. A Best in Show is also awarded and there is a competition for Youth (ages 12-17).

There are currently cash awards in the amount of $2,270, and the photography competition committee is working for additional awards. More information will be published as it becomes available, or you can call the gallery at 479-394-3880 during regular hours of 11 am to 2 pm Tuesdays and 10 am to 3 pm Wednesdays through Saturdays.

The reception and awards ceremony will be Saturday, June 4, from 1 to 3 pm with awards presented at 2 pm.

This show usually attracts talented and skilled photographers from all around the state; we’re looking forward to a great exhibit this year.

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