Pee Dee Regional Art Competition to open Thursday at museum
The public is invited to attend the opening reception of the 2020 Pee Dee Regional Art Competition on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Florence County Museum’s Waters Gallery.
The annual competition, sponsored by Chick-fil-A of Florence, is organized by the Florence County Museum and is open to any artist native to the Pee Dee area or currently living in Florence, Horry, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Georgetown, Kershaw, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter, and Williamsburg counties.
This year’s exhibition is comprised of 36 artworks selected by competition juror, Jeff Donovan. Donovan is a mixed media artist and paintings conservator living and working in Columbia.
Award winners will be announced at the reception. Cash prizes will be awarded as follows: first place, $1,000; second place, $600; third place, $300; and honorable mention, $100
Refreshments will be provided.
For more information about the 2020 Pee Dee Regional Art Competition and all other museum exhibits and programs, visit www.flocomuseum.org, or contact the Florence County Museum at (843) 676-1200.