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Photography contest

The second annual Arcadia Photography Contest & Exhibition presented by the Ruth & Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum is underway with entries to be submitted Sept. 28 – Oct. 2 and the exhibit to take place Oct. 30 – Dec. 11.

An opening reception and awards ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. October 30.

* 1st Place: $100. Gift Certificate to Westfield Santa Anita * 2nd Place: $75. Gift Certificate to The Frame House * 3rd Place: Dinner for 2 at Matt Denny’s Alehouse * Curator’s Favorite: Annual membership to the California Museum of Photography

All photos will be judged on creativity and artistic quality. Judges: * Vicki Martin, visual arts & media instructor, Pasadena City College * Lloyd Fujiwara, visual arts teacher, Arcadia High School * John Fang, professional photographer, Fang Photography

The Ruth & Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum is located at 380 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA. 91007

Hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Phone: 626.574.5440 website:

Photography is Poetry! Use your imagination…. Entries are free! • Photograph (up to two per person) must be accompanied by an entry form, available on our website. • Photograph must be original, taken by the applicant. • Photograph must include a caption, under 150 words, describing the piece. This caption will be used as the museum label. • Entries must be framed and ready to hang. Matting is optional. • Photograph image (not the frame) may not be less than 10 x 13 inches in size. • Photographs may be in black-and-white, sepia, or color. • Images submitted without correct size, hanging capability or caption will be disqualified. • Only entries that have made the final round, determined by the judges, will be exhibited in the Museum. • Pick up for entries which are not accepted for the exhibit: October 19—23. • Digital creations and giclee prints are welcome.

Please go to our website to fill out the following entry form:

Full Name: ___________________________________ Address: ____________________________________ City: ____________________ Zip: ___________ Phone number:_______________________ E-Mail Address: _______________________________ Location where photograph was taken: _____________ Entry Title: ___________________________________ Please attach a photo description (connection to Arcadia under 150 words) to this form or write on the following lines: _________________________

I am responsible for obtaining full permission, consent and agreement of any person depicted in the photographs submitted for consideration in the Arcadia Photography Contest and Exhibition. In accordance with the rules stated, I affirm the photo was taken by the undersigned and adheres to all contest rules on the flyer. Photos not picked up before December 30, 2010 shall become the property of the Ruth & Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum. Signature of Participant: _______________ Date: _______________


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