Meridian Museum of Art
People's Choice voting opens Saturday

By Staff
special to The Star
June 1, 2003
It's back.
The Meridian Museum of Art's most popular exhibit the 12th Annual People's Choice Art Competition returns with a vengeance.
The opening reception and voting kick-off will be from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday at the downtown museum. The event is free and open to the public.
The People's Choice gives museum visitors a chance to choose award winners in a variety of media categories, as well as Best in Show.
This year's event features nearly 200 works of art by artists from throughout the Southeast. Works will include everything from acrylics and ceramics to oil paintings and photographs.
Judges in the competition will be museum visitors.
For $1, each person may cast one ballot during the competition. Visitors can vote in several categories, including the best acrylics, black and white photographs, drawings/prints and mixed media.
They also can vote for their pick of Best of Show.
Voting will continue through 5 p.m. July 11. Award winners will be announced at the awards reception on July 12.
Upcoming Events:
Summer Youth Art Classes, begin Monday.
Martini's at the Museum fund-raiser, June 26.
Museum Murder Mystery, sometime in July.
The museum is open 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission is free. The museum is at 628 25th Ave. For more
information about the People's Choice or other museum programs, call 693-1501 or
e-mail MeridianMuseum@aol.com.

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