National Arts Award Program is July 12

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The seventh annual City of Lincoln National Arts Program Awards will be presented in the City Employee and Lincoln Public Schools Employee Art Contest.
 
The Lincoln Arts Council invites the community of Lincoln to attend the opening reception and presentation of awards, which will be held at Bennett Martin Library on July 12 at 6 p.m.
 
The exhibit is free to the public and will take place at the following Lincoln City Library locations: Eiseley Branch, 1530 Superior St.; Gere Branch, 2400 S. 56th St.; Walt Branch, 6701 S. 14th St.; and Bennett Martin Library, 136 S.14th St. All artwork entered will be exhibited July 12 through Aug. 9, 2013.
 
The exhibit is judged by professional artists and visual art professionals in Amateur, Intermediate, Professional, Teen and Youth classifications, and is free to all.
 
This year, the program has 66 registered participants who will exhibit 110 pieces of artwork. Eligibility for this program requires that the artwork has been created within the last 3 years and fits into one of the six categories which include: Painting, Works on Paper, Photography, Sculpture, Craft, and Mixed Media.
 
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