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Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition to support Maynard’s Cultural District

E X T E N D E D   Let’s turn the pavement of Maynard into an outside art gallery!

The Maynard Cultural Council will be hosting a Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition to help transform the sidewalks and driveways of Maynard and to help provide a creative distraction and outlet for the community during coronavirus social distancing. It will also provide visual interest to community members who are out walking to exercise during these stressful times.

All Maynard community members are invited to contribute to the contest using sidewalk chalk. Your art can be featured in the sidewalk in front of your home, the street end of your driveway, or any other place for which you have gained permission to contribute. Please make your work visible to pedestrians. Artists must provide their own materials and secure permission for any work done off their own property. Participants of all ages and abilities are welcome to contribute.

The Contest will runs now through May 14th
Submit work by posting your photo publicly to social media (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter) and tag with #maynardchalkart

Finalists will be judged by members of the Maynard Cultural Council and then submitted to the public for a vote. All judging will be based on overall impression, creativity, originality, skill, and use of color. Prizes will come in the form of gift certificates purchased to the Maynard business or restaurant of your choosing.
Awards will be given in the following age categories:
Kid – 2 – 8
Youth – 9 – 12
Teen – 13 – 18
Adult – 18+