Between Fences open photography contest

Between Fences open photography contest The W.H. Over Museum is sponsoring a photo contest for the general public in conjunction with the visit of the Between Fences exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution. This will be an open class contest with adults (18 and over) in one group and children in another (separated into age/grade groups). Members of the general public are invited to take a photograph related to the themes of the Between Fences exhibit: This Land is My Land, Farm and Fence, Donâ�?�?t Fence Me In, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, and Building Borders. See â�?�?Aboutâ�? at our Web site for elaboration of these themes: www.between fencesvermillion.org All photographs must be the original work of the entrant and will remain the property of the entrant.�?  This will be a juried exhibit and the best photos will be displayed at the W.H. Over during the running of the Between Fences exhibition.�?  Entries can be brought to the W.H. Over Museum�?  on�?  Mon.-Sat. from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., or mailed to: Between Fences General Photo Contest, W.H. Over Museum, 414 East Clark St., Vermillion, SD 57069. Deadline for entries is Sept. 22. Photographs can be color or black and white, must be framed and ready to hang. Maximum size allowed is 16â�?x20â�?. If entry is mailed to the W.H. Over Museum, use plastic instead of glass in the frame to prevent breakage; return postage is requested for returning entry to owner. The exhibit opens on Thursday, Sept. 25. Come to the grand opening program at 7 p.m. Entries will be judged before the exhibit opens; Professor John Banasiak, head of the photography department at The University of South Dakota will be juror.�?  Winners will be honored at the closing program on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 2. Entries remain property of the artist and will be returned after the exhibit ends. Each entry must be accompanied by the entry form available on the above Web site or at the W.H. Over Museum. Prizes are also listed there.

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