Junior Woman's Club of Raleigh

Local Arts Festival

The Junior Woman’s Club of Raleigh is pleased to invite middle and high school students to participate in the Visual Arts and Crafts competition as part of our local Student Arts Festival, co-sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Raleigh and the Junior Woman’s Club of Raleigh. This year’s Festival will be held on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the Woman’s Club in Raleigh. We hope that many of your students will decide to share their talents with us!

How to Enter: Download guidelines and materials for each of the student competitions:

All entries must include a completed entry card in order to be judged. A sheet of entry cards are provided for your convenience, to copy and cut out to assist your students. Please print the copies that you will need for your students and then fill them out by hand.

Pre-Registration: If you wish to pre-register for the Arts Festival, please complete the form with all of the information that we need in order to register your students’ entries. In order to expedite registration, please return this completed list via email to the Arts Festival Chair by Friday, January 13, 2017. If you are unable to do so or if you have entries after the deadline, registration will be open on the day of the festival.

Item Drop-Off: Visual Arts and Crafts entries will be received on Monday, January 23, 2017 between 2:30 and 4:30pm at the Woman’s Club, 3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612. Teachers, please know the total number of items you are entering in the Arts Festival when you arrive.

Winning Entries: The First and Second Place winning entries of each competition at the local level will advance to the District VI Arts Festival at First Baptist Church in downtown Raleigh on Saturday, February 11, 2017. District first place winners will advance to compete in the GFWC-NC State Arts Festival.

Item Pick-Up: All entries not receiving first or second place awards at this local arts festival will be available for pick up at the Woman’s Club on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 2:30 to 4:30pm. All entries that advance to subsequent festivals will be returned at the end of March, unless other arrangements are made. Details concerning Arts Festival Awards can be found in the guidelines.

Thank you for notifying your students of this opportunity and for encouraging them to enter our Student Arts Festival! If you have any questions about the competition, please contact our Arts Festival Chair.