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Active Seniors Art Show

The Grand Prairie Parks, Arts, and Recreation Department is sponsoring its second annual art show for active senior citizens during Older Americans Month, May 1 – 31, 2015, at the historic Uptown Theater.  The reception will be Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 6 – 9pm.
You are eligible to participate in the show if you are: 1.  Fifty years of age or older. 2.  A Grand Prairie resident.  3.  A member of any of the Grand Prairie Parks, Arts, and Recreation facilities and actively participate in one or more art classes through the Parks Department at least eight weeks prior to the May 1st show installation.  4.  Volunteer a minimum of four hours during the art show installation/strike, and reception.  5.  All art  must be suitably framed and ready to hang with eye screws and wire (no sawtooth hangers).
The artists name, art work titles, medium, sale information, release forms and dates/times for the required volunteer hours MUST be submitted by 9pm on Monday, April 20, 2015.  Late entries will NOT be accepted.  The delivery of art and art show installation will be at the Uptown Theater on Friday, May 1, 2015 between 10am – 5pm. The strike date will be Monday, June 1, 2015.  For additional information contact Sharon Chaparas, Art Show Coordinator, at