Below you'll find our most recent art contest information, scholarship applications, and Day in the Park vendor forms.
Day in the Park is the Laurel Arts League’s largest annual event, which takes place the first Saturday each May in Mason Park.
The day begins with a 5K race followed by a Fun Run. Throughout the day, patrons can enjoy live music, student and juried art competitions, delicious festival cuisine, children’s activities, and the works of skilled craftsmen from across the region.
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May 7, 2022
Mason Park, Laurel MS
Day in the Park kicks off with the annual 5K race at 8:00 a.m. (rain or shine), followed immediately by the one-mile fun run.
This challenging 5k race runs through the historic district of downtown Laurel, MS.
Online Registration will open in April 2022
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Open to ALL students from Kindergarten to 12th grade living in Jones or the surrounding counties.
Judged by local artists and art educators, the winners are given a small scholarship and ribbon.
All artwork is exhibited at the Day in the Park: Student Art Tent on Saturday, May 7.
Wednesday, May 4 – Artwork Drop-off at St. John’s Episcopal
Thursday, May 5 – Artwork Drop-off at St. John’s Episcopal
Saturday, May 7 | 10:00 to 2:00 – Display at Day in the Park
Questions? Contact Student Art Contest Chairman: Lora_Adcock@comcast.net
Guidelines For Artwork:
2021 City Wide Art Contest
Theme: In My Garden I Would Grow…
Entry Deadline: 3/11/2021
Winners Exhibit, Lauren Rodgers Museum of Art: 4/23/2021 – 5/1/2021
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2021 City Wide Art Contest: Winner's Gallery
Theme: In My Garden, I Would Grow…
The Laurel Arts League, a non-profit organization devoted to encouraging and fostering the arts, is offering a scholarship to collegiate art students.
Students must be entering their junior year or above, and should submit an application by May 31, 2021.
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The scholarship amount is $2,000.00, with one half to be paid each semester and will be awarded on a yearly basis.
Scholarship award criteria include: quality of work, financial need, and recommendations. The competition is open to all art students in Mississippi. Award recipients are expected to donate a piece of their work, of their choosing, to the Laurel Arts League by the close of the scholarship year.
Below you will find a copy of the scholarship application. We look forward to your applications.
Emily Pickering, 2020-2021 Scholarship Chair