It’s time for the 9th annual Artfest 55 festival celebrating the creativity of Michigan residents who are 55 and older. The event is planned for Friday, June 29 at 6:30 pm and includes the exhibition opening, performances, a written word competition and award announcements. Like all Creative 360 exhibition openings, there will be refreshments. It is always a fun and special event.
Awards will be presented in several categories:
- Visual Art includes awards as follows. $250 Best in Show; $100 Best 2D; $100 Best 3D; $100 Best Photography. The works will be on exhibit through August 24.
- In the written word category, a $100 prize will be awarded to the first place winner in memoir, short story and poetry categories.
- Another highlight from the evening is the talent competition that will be judged by a panel of three judges. Prizes of gift certificates or packages will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners.
You don’t have to be an entrant to attend Artfest 55. Friends, family and the community are all invited to this fun and special event. There is no charge to attend. Donations are welcome.