Monroe, GA – Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10), in partnership with Monroe Downtown and the Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts, today announced that he will host the 2018 Congressional Art Competition student celebration on Saturday, April 28th. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and feature an artwork scavenger hunt at the Monroe Art Guild, located at 205 South Broad Street. Those who complete the hunt will be entered into a drawing for prizes. During the event, Congressman Hice will announce the winner of this year’s contest.
“The Congressional Art Competition is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the incredible talent of our students,” said Congressman Hice. “Thanks to Monroe Downtown and the Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts, this event has become a community celebration and all are welcome to attend.”
Sixty-four high school students from the 10th Congressional District have submitted their artwork for a chance to receive a trip to Washington, D.C. and the honor of having their entry displayed in the United States Capitol. While artists from the Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts will decide who receives this top distinction, Georgia’s residents will determine the recipient of the People’s Choice Award. Click HERE to view the entries and to cast your vote.
What: 2018 Congressional Art Competition Celebration
Who: Congressman Jody Hice, 10th District students, and local residents
When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon
Where: Monroe Art Guild, 205 South Broad Street, Monroe, GA