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Dillsburg Arts Council
Middle School Road
Middle School Road, Carroll Township, PA 17019
Carroll Township, PA, US, 17019
Sponsored by the Dillsburg Arts Council – www.dillsburgarts.org
Let’s celebrate our community by demonstrating our talents and taking to the sidewalks with chalk in hand. Artists of all ages and spectators will gather behind the Middle School to create works of art with pastels and sidewalk chalk. Bring your lawn chairs and set up camp if you want.
When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 / 9 AM – 1PM
Where: Behind the Northern Middle School. Park in the High School parking lot.
Artwork times: Artists can begin at 9 AM. Judging will take place at 12:30 PM and awards will be announced by 1:00 PM
Each Artist or Team receives:
5-8 yr olds : A set of sidewalk chalk
9 yr olds and up: A set of professional sidewalk chalk (20 colors – see picture below)
Competition: Optional Theme: “DILLSBURG” – Participate for the fun of it or bring out your competitive side. Artwork will be judged on: Creativity, Best use of Color, Best use of Theme – “DILLSBURG” (optional). We will also award a “Peoples Choice” prize – so you get to the be the judge! Prizes will include gift bags, gift Cards and more!
Concept Approval: Your design must be approved by the Dillsburg Arts Council – You can bring your sketch along to the registration table on the day of the event. Let’s keep the designs family friendly! (No profanity, sexual content, violent imagery, political statements)
Categories for entries (SIGN UP BETWEEN APRIL 18 AND MAY 9 TO RECEIVE A $5 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!! Enter Code: EARLY_BIRD):
Youth 1: Ages 5-8 (no cost for entry)
Youth 2: Ages 9-13 (cost $15 for entry)
Youth 3: Ages 14-18 (cost $15 for entry)
Adults: (cost $15 for entry)
Teams: (cost $15 or entry – Can be families or mixed ages, up to 4 people per team)
Deadline reminder: Our deadline for entry is 10:00 AM on June 11. We have a limited amount of chalk and spaces available – so sign up right away if you are interested.
Medium: Only sidewalk chalk, soft pastels, or chalk pastels may be used for your artwork – No oil pastels or other medium. You may bring your own or use those provided by the Arts Council.
Surface: We will be using the large sidewalk area behind the Northern Middle School. All spaces will be 5’ x5’. Suggestion for artists: use a “grid” to get your drawing accurate. (Draw it on your reference and on your sidewalk space)
Younger Children’s area and Community Space: We’ll also provide a space for you to contribute to a community drawing and a space for younger participants to create! You don’t have to register for this.