The Florence Museum of Art, Science and History in Florence, SC, invites artists to submit work for the 23rd Annual Miniature Art Competition presented by The Friends of the Florence Museum. Since 1989, The Friends of the Florence Museum have organized and sponsored the Miniature Art Competition which has served a dual role as a distinguished exhibition and as an important annual fundraiser for the museum.
Each work cannot exceed 4″ x 5″ and artists are allowed to submit two works for a single $10 registration fee. First place award will be $300 with the other awards given on a descending scale to four honorable mentions at $65 each. One artist will receive the Ann Finch Award, given specifically to a work executed in the watercolor medium.
Interested artists may download the prospectus at (www.florencemuseum.org). Entries are to be delivered in person to the Florence Museum November 3 through 5, 10am- 4pm.
On Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, the Florence Museum will be hosting the FLOMUS 5000 annual 5K run and fundraiser. The 5K will be licensed and officiated by Carolina Timing Co. Registration fee is $20 before Nov. 1, $25 after Nov. 1. Registration forms are available at the Florence Museum and can also be downloaded from the museum’s website, (www.florencemuseum.org). The event begins at the Florence Museum at 8am on the morning of the 19th. Inquiries can be directed by e-mail to (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For more information about becoming a member of the museum, please call the Florence Museum at 843/662-3351. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10am–5pm and Sunday, 2-5pm.