September 17 – October 11, 2019 @ Southwest Virginia Museum
BIG STONE GAP, VA. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park holds its True Art Showcase and Contest for children from Tuesday, Sept. 17 through Friday, Oct. 11, celebrating the works of area artists.
True Art, named in honor of James True, the first curator of the museum, features the works of today’s local artists in a show that celebrates the creativity and talents of our friends and neighbors. Works in a variety of mediums is on display throughout the museum from Tuesday, Sept. 17 through Friday, Oct. 11. Regular admission rates apply.
The showcase also includes a student art competition reflecting this year’s theme, “Scenery of Southwest Virginia,” open to students in grades K-12. Entries should portray some aspect of Southwest Virginia’s rich culture, history and/or natural surroundings. Drawings and paintings are welcome.Winners in each group will receive certificates at a reception held at the museum on Sunday, September 22 at 2 p.m. in the Victorian Parlor.
For more information, call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276-523-1322.