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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2007
Release No. M-66-07
NATIONAL ARTS PROGRAM ANNUAL EXHIBIT
Artwork created by City employees and their family members will be on display June 25 to July 12 at City Hall. The exhibit is being co-sponsored by The National Arts Program® in
Beginning April 2, the two organizations invited City employees and their families to express their artistic talents by submitting works for public exhibit. Between that announcement and a May 31 deadline, more than 100 works of art were registered for display.
City employees produced a wide variety of original paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and crafts. All will be displayed and judged by professional arts practitioners in four categories: amateur, intermediate, professional, and youth. Mayor Mufi Hannemann will announce the winning artists at a reception at Honolulu Hale on June 28, at 6:30 p.m.
“The National Arts Program® in
The program was established in 1983 by The National Arts Program Foundation to identify the artistic talents of our nation. The National Arts Program sponsors 78 annual programs, in more than 400 cities and counties in 43 states and the
Exhibit hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 523-4674 or visit www.honolulu.gov/moca.
Tory Laitila, 523-4105
Dymian Racoma, 527-5288
|Thursday, June 21, 2007|