obo art 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/20/13) -The City of Owensboro's 22nd annual Christmas card will celebrate the recent honor of being named an All-America City for 2013. Drawings and paintings by children from local elementary and middle schools, grades third through sixth were invited to illustrate a theme of "Christmas in an All-American City" for a competition coordinated by the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art.

Three winning entries, selected from several hundred, are illustrated in the holiday card. Awarded first place was Cameron Maysey, Newton Parrish Elementary School; 2nd place winner was Brianna Wheatley, Newton Parrish Elementary School; and 3rd place went to Derek Hall, Owensboro Middle School.

The first place winner received a $100 award from the City and the second and third place winners each received a $50 award. Additionally, all three received a family membership in the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art Foundation. The membership entitles the winners and their families to invitations to special museum events and discounts on classes, workshops and gift shop purchases.

A selection of submitted entries will be exhibited in the art museum's Young at Art Gallery, December 1 to December 31, as a feature of the 37th annual Holiday Forest exhibition. The cards produced as a part of this project are available in the art museum's gift shop or at the reception desk at City Hall. Packets of ten cards are $15.

Museum hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Admission to the museum during the annual Holiday Forest Festival of Trees is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children. Access is provided through the 9th Street entrance for physically challenged individuals.

For more information about the museum, phone (270) 685-3181 or visit its website, www.omfa.us.

SurfKY News
Information Provided by Owensboro Museum of Art

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Caldwell County Traffic Advisory

CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 128 in… Read More

Ospreys Have Left the Nest

KENTUCKY (7/27/15) - A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to continue daytime lane restrictions… Read More
1 DOW 17,630.27
+189.68 (1.09%)    
2 S&P 2,093.25
+25.61 (1.24%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.21
+49.43 (0.98%)    

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14512

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 4878

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4337

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4278

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3946

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19393

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15440

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 4878

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3560

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1724

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1403

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1277

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1212

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released –…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1171

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1019

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impeded WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 950

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 898

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News