City Sponsors Student Art Competition


The City of Savannah is seeking submissions of original elementary student artwork celebrating the 50th anniversary of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District (designated in 1966) to display in an exhibit in City Hall’s first floor rotunda. Submissions will be judged by a panel of artists, preservationists, and City leaders. The winning entries will be framed and displayed by the City of Savannah in City Hall for the period of July-December 2016 for all citizens and visitors to enjoy.

Awards and exhibit opening: up to 6 winners will be chosen, including “Best in Show”, all winners will receive an award certificate, prize of art supplies, and reproduction of their winning work for their portfolio, and winners will be announced to the public during the exhibit opening at City Hall.

The requirements are that the artwork must depicts some aspect of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District, whose boundaries are: the Savannah River on the north; Gwinnett Street on the south; MLK BLVD, Jr. on the west; and East Broad, and Trustees Garden on the east. .

To be eligible you must be a Chatham County Student, attending public or private school, grades K thru 5th grade and you must submit up to two pieces each.

The deadline for submission is Friday, March 11, 2016 at 5pm.

For more information contact Luciana Sparcher, Research Library and Municipal Archives Director, (912) 651-6411 or lsparcher@savannahga.gov.



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