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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Need assistance now?
Arts & Crafts Vendors: DayInParkArtsAndCrafts@gmail.com
Concessions Vendors: DITPConcessions@gmail.com
Entertainment Chairperson: DITPEntertainment@gmail.com
Race Chairperson: DITP5kRace@gmail.com
Day In The Park Chairperson: DIPChair@gmail.com
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
Need assistance now? Race Chairperson: DITP5kRace@gmail.com
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
The Laurel Arts League, a non-profit organization devoted to encouraging and fostering the arts, is now accepting applications for our scholarship program. The scholarship amount is $2000. Deadline for submission is Friday, October 29, 2021.
The Laurel Arts League Scholarship is open to all collegiate students in their junior or senior year attending an accredited institution located within Mississippi or a junior or senior collegiate student from Jones County who is attending an accredited institution outside the state. Applicants must be majoring in a visual fine arts degree program at a college or university (private or public).
Award will be determined on a competitive basis and require the submission of an art portfolio and two letters of recommendation. This may also be sent digitally. Scholarship award criteria includes quality of work, financial need and recommendations. All work must be original in fabrication and concept.
All applicants will be notified via email of results no later than November 15, 2021.
The scholarship amount is $2000, with one half to be paid per semester for one year. Payment will be made directly to the recipient’s college.
All submissions are due by October 29, 2021. Applications should be emailed to email@example.com
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