MANCHESTER, NH – The City of Manchester’s 12th Annual Employee & Family Art Show is officially open at the “Art on the Wall at City Hall” Gallery in City Hall and throughout the City Hall Annex. The show features a colorful collection of over 150 artistic pieces designed by City employees and their immediate family members from various city departments including elected officials, volunteers, retirees and the Manchester School District Employees and family members.
The works are divided into three adult categories: amateur, intermediate and professional. Two youth categories are also featured: 12 & under and teen. The first, second and third place winners in each of the categories will receive a cash prize. Prizes will also be awarded in the Mayor’s Choice, and People’s Choice category. The winners will be chosen by an independent panel of judges and announced at a Reception and Awards Ceremony on July 27, 2017 at the Manchester City Library, 405 Pine Street from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
A brief reception will follow at City Hall, 1st Floor from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
The City Employee & Family Art Show is made possible by the National Arts Program (NAP) of Malverne, PA, who sponsors municipal art shows across the country providing prize money and support services to participating municipalities.
For more information about (NAP) please visit: www.nationalartsprogram.org. The public is invited to view the show during the hours that City Hall is open to the public (M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Tuesday until 8 p.m. and vote for the People’s Choice Award in the West Wing by the glass display case.
The 12th Annual City Employee & Family Art Show will be in display through August 29, 2017.