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CANCELED through April 30 - Natural Impressions 9th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition" A Day at The Beach" Presque Isle

CANCELED through April 30 - Amid concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19, all public programs, events, and trainings in state parks and forests are canceled through April 30. Except for the parks and forests that have been announced as closed, state park and forest facilities remain open.

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 9th annual mixed media, student art competition, " A Day at The Beach" Presque Isle. Open to all students from first grade through college currently enrolled in a public, private, or home school. Categories include 8 x 10 photography, mixed media, oil/acrylic/pastel, pencil/pen, watercolor, and sculpture, Register by Friday March 27, 2020 by sending an email to bgula@pa.gov. Details and registration form will be given upon receipt of an e-mail. Artwork will be judged and award winners will be called for an award presentation on April 24, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. Each catagory will have a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner and a best in show will receive the Chairmans's Award, sponsored by the Presque Isle Advisory board. All artwork entered will be displayed on the 2nd floor of the TREC from April 25th to May 31st.

Programming is subject to modification or cancellation at the discretion of park staff. If you need an accommodation to participate in Park activities due to a disability, please contact Presque Isle State Park at 814-833-7424 to make arrangements for your visit. With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs. Please call the Erie ASL Interpreters’ Office at (814) 806-2511 for more information about this service.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Presque Isle State Park
301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 1, Erie, PA 16505-2042


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Educational Programs



Target Audience

Children, Teachers/Educators, Families

Exact Location

Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505

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