HerrinFesta History & Heritage Exhibit

In celebration of HerrinFesta’s 25th Annual festival a History & Heritage Exhibition will be on display at the Herrin Chamber seminar rooms. The Festa Art and Craft Contest will return in future years. An unusual gallery of Herrin pictures and memorabilia will be available for Festa visitors. The Little Egypt Art Association will maintain their regular Gift Shop for visitors and coordinate the 2016 HerrinFesta Italiana Poster Contest.

All artists are invited to design an art poster for the 2016 HerrinFesta Italiana, and enter it in the HIAC Poster Competition 2015.
The winning entry will receive a $250 award.
Entries should be dry mounted, matted,and/or framed and no larger than 16 inches x 20 inches.
The Artist’s name address and phone number must be written on the back of each poster.
There is no entry fee.

Delivery of Work – Poster entries will be accepted on Monday May 18 through Thursday May 22 at the Herrin Chamber Office
and Thursday May 22 & Friday May 23 from 4pm – 9pm at the HerrinFesta Italiana Gift Shop located
behind the Herrin Chamber Office at 3 S Park Avenue, Herrin.
Entries may also be dropped at Little Egypt Arts, Tower Square in Marion. Call 618-998-8530 for hours.

Jury – Poster entries will be juried by the HerrinFesta Italiana Art Committee.
Award will be presented Monday, May 25 at 4 p.m. at the Closing Reception of the History & Heritage Exhibit in the Herrin Chamber seminar rooms.

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Poster Contest Entry Form


Thursday, May 21 4pm – 9pm
Friday, May 22 4pm – 9pm
Saturday, May 23 Noon – 9pm
Sunday, May 24 Noon – 9pm
Monday, May 25 Noon – 5pm