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Chalk Fest

Chalk Fest

Author: Gillian Rabalais/Monday, January 3, 2022/Categories: Upcoming Events

Event date: 3/26/2022 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Export event

Join in the fun and be a part of Chalk Fest, an arts festival at the Children's Museum of St. Tammany. Register as an artist and be a part of this annual creative community event.

Prizes will be awarded to Top Elementary, Middle School, Jr. High, and High School Artists, Top Team, Best in Show, and two special categories: St. Tammany Proud, where artists are encouraged to produce art specific to St. Tammany culture; and, The Spirit of the Child, an expression of childhood and whimsy.

REGISTRATIONS EXTENDED! Registrations are due by Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 9:00 AM. Registration is $25 per 4'x4' square and is limited to four (4) squares.

All participants must comply with the Chalk Fest Guidelines as described in the registration form. Art squares are limited and will be registered and placed in the order in which they are received. If a participant fails to check-in at the official registration booth by 9:00 AM on Saturday, March 26, 2022, their space will be forfeited and made available to another participant.

Arts and Craft Vendors and Food Vendors are encouraged to register for this event! More information can be found here.



Best in Show - $500

St. Tammany Proud - $200 - St. Tammany's natural, cultural or architectural elements must be present in the finished work.

The Spirit of the Child - $200 - Art must display an interpretation of the true spirit of a child.

Top Chalk Fest Team - $200 - A Chalk Fest Team can be a group of individuals, corporations, or organizations. Please note, parents or guardians that could potentially assist their child with their artwork must register as a team. Teams may register up to 4 square areas. There is no limit to the number of members per group.

Top High School Artist (Grades 9-12) - $100 - Calling all high school student artists. Join us and show your talent and experience Chalk Fest.

Top Jr. High Artist (Grades 7-8) - $100 - Let your creativity flow and chalk it up at Chalk Fest.

Top Middle School Artist (Grades 4-6) - $100 - Middle School students can show off their skills and compete in this category for Top Middle School Artist.

Top Elementary Artist (Grades K-3) - $100 - Elementary students can give us a glimpse of our future community artists. This is a way to introduce your work at Chalk Fest.

Only one box of chalk will be provided for each registration. Additional chalk must be approved in advance by the festival director. Official chalk approved and distributed to artists can be found here.

This festival is free to the public.


LocationChildren's Museum of St. Tammany

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