Annmarie’s annual Chalk-a-thon Starts August 6th
All ages are invited to participate in this annual summer contest
Solomons, Maryland– Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center invites you to show off your artistic flair during the annual Sidewalk Chalk-a-thon art contest from August 6-14, 2011, daily 10am – 4pm. Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in this annual summer tradition. Pick up your bucket of chalk in the Arts Building! No reservations required. Prizes will be awarded in various age groups, including an adult category! Don’t want to get chalky? Just walk the path and enjoy the colorful masterpieces. Cost to enter the Chalk-a-thon is $2 per person; $1 per person for members. Regular site admission fees also apply.
About Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie is located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden features a walking path that meanders through the forest past permanent and loaned sculpture, including more than thirty works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. The garden also presents a variety of award-winning special events, gallery shows, and engaging public art programs. Annmarie’s Studio School offers creative classes for all ages and abilities taught by a talented faculty. The garden is conveniently located just off Route 2-4, on Dowell Road in Solomons. Annmarie is open 9am-5pm daily; the Arts Building and Gift Shop is open 10am-5pm daily. Admission is $3 for adults (age 12 and up); $2 for kids (age 5-11); $2 for seniors (65 & up); kids age 4 & under free; members free. To learn more, http://www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640