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Riverfest Juried Art Show Registration ends Monday, August 31st


Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – How would you like to see your art on display or your short film viewed by hundreds? Do you want to have the chance to win a cash prize? Do you have a friend or family member who would be interested? Help us spread the word! The Riverfest Art Experience is looking for entries for 2015!

The Riverfest Art Experience, featuring both a Juried Art Show (formerly known as Tour d’Art) and a Film Festival, will kick-off Riverfest on Thursday, September 10th with a public art show. The show will begin at 5:00pm at Liberty Park and will include art and films from local talent, food trucks, beer and prizes.

Riverfest Art Experience,

Riverfest Art Experience,

Juried Art Show

The Juried Art Show showcases the work of local professionals, amateurs, and aspiring artists in four divisions: professional, amateur, senior, and youth. The following categories are open to all divisions:

  • Photography and Digital Media
  • Painting (includes acrylic, oil, and watercolor)
  • Drawing
  • 2D Mixed Media
  • 3D Sculpture and Fiber Arts

Submitted artwork will be juried and artwork will be selected for inclusion in the public display on September 10th at Liberty Park as part of the Riverfest Art Experience.

First, second, and third place will be awarded in each of the five (5) categories for each division. A limited number of Honorable Mention ribbons may also be awarded. Monetary awards will be given for first place, second place, and third place in the professional, amateur, and youth divisions. Recognition will be given for first place, second place, and third place in the Senior Division.

Pre-registration is required to enter artwork into the 2015 Riverfest Art Experience Juried Art Show. Early Bird Registration closes on Friday, August 7th, 2015. Final Registration for the Juried Art Show closes on Monday, August 31st, 2015. No registrations will be accepted after the deadline.

All submission rules and entry fees for each division are available on the website. Artists may register online by visiting or download the application and submit it in person to the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department at 102 Public Square.

For more information about the Riverfest Art Experience and to download the complete contest rules, visit and click on the Applications tab.”

About Riverfest

Riverfest is Clarksville’s longest running community Festival. Now in its 28th year, Riverfest brings over 30,000 people to the banks of the Cumberland River in an arts and recreation celebration. This year the Festival will be held September 10th-12th, 2015. Music, art, family events, and more will fill McGregor Park. Admission and entertainment at the Festival are free and open to the public. More announcements will be made soon, as new events and entertainment are finalized.

To stay up to date on the latest Festival happenings visit the Festival website,, sign up for the Festival newsletter, and “like” us on Facebook,

The Festival is brought to you by the City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department. For questions please call 931.645.7476 or visit




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