The Nanaimo Arts Council is seeking artists of all ages and skill levels to participate in this year
Arts Council seeks entries for Festival of Banners program
NANAIMO - The Nanaimo Arts Council is seeking residents to submit entries for this year's Festival of Banners program.
Feb. 5, 2016 6:00 p.m. Entertainment
Residents are invited to submit entries for this year’s Festival of Banners program.
The Nanaimo Arts Council is seeking artists of all ages and skill levels to participate in this year’s Festival of Banners.
This year’s theme is What a Wonderful World.
People interested in participating in the program are asked to create an original design based on the theme and submit their entry form to guest services at Nanaimo North Town Centre during mall hours, or the Nanaimo Arts Council Creative Space, located at 4 Commercial St., open Thursday to Saturday noon to 4 p.m.
After Feb. 16, people interested in participating can also drop off the entry at the banner painting site in North Town Centre.
Entry forms are available from the guest services office or arts council.
This year only 200 entries will be chosen.
This is the first year the Nanaimo Arts Council has run the Festival of Banners program, taking over from the Nanaimo Art Gallery.
“Nanaimo Art Gallery is delighted to hand Festival of Banners over to such a committed and enthusiastic partners,” said Julie Bevan, executive director of the Nanaimo Art Gallery, in a press release. “We know the festival will continue to thrive and grow because of the community’s strong support.”