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Chalk Fest Returns to the Children's Museum of St. Tammany
Gillian Rabalais
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Chalk Fest Returns to the Children's Museum of St. Tammany

Chalk Fest returned to the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany yesterday and it was a color explosion!
Over 50 artists used chalk as their medium to create unique and creative masterpieces under the large pavilion. Nine artists were awarded top awards for their artwork. Entertainment was provided by Natasha Kapesis with Be Hooper Be Happy, students from Ozone Music Education Foundation, and Omega Sound & Entertainment. Food for this event was provided by Creole Tomateaux. Thank you to our community who joined us for a great day at the Museum!
Congratulations go to:
Gabrielle Haney - Top Elementary Artist ($100)
Emma Huddleston - Top Middle School Artist ($100)
Bridges McGowen - Top High School Artist ($100)
Ainsley Liles, Avery Liles, Margaux Kahn - Top Team ($200)
Sunnie Wicker - St Tammany Proud ($200)
Abby Blair - The Spirit of the Child ($200)
William Barnett - Best in Show ($500)
A special thank you to our guest judges:
Catherine Cooper
Joanne Champagne
Charles Caplis
Leslie Martin
We would also like to thank our community partners that helped to make Chalk Fest the most colorful festival on the Northshore:
St. Tammany Parish Government
St. Tammany Parish Public School System
David Fennelly & Carlos Sanchez
St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs
National Endowment for the Arts
Louisiana Office of Cultural Development
Tammany Trace
Creole Tomateaux
Be Hooper Be Happy
Ozone Music Education Foundation & Songwriter Festival
The Art of Mandie Manzano
Omega Sound & Entertainment
Check out our pictures from the event. We will see you again next year at the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany for Chalk Fest!
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