Pursuit of Happiness Art Show

June 11, 2023 --
2:00 pm

Discover joy and patriotic spirit at the “Pursuit of Happiness” art show June 11 – July 19! This art show focuses on the unalienable rights outlined in the Declaration of Independence and features local artists’ interpretations of the Pursuit of Happiness. What does the Pursuit of Happiness mean to you? All are invited to participate in this show, whether as creators or enjoyers of art – please see submission details below.

The show will open with a reception on Sunday, June 11, from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Pike Road Arts Center (944 Wallahatchie Rd) The show will continue to be available for viewing through July 19!

Open Hours:

- Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

- Sundays: 1 - 4 p.m.

- First Thursday of each month: 5 – 8 p.m.

To visit the Arts Center outside of regular hours, please email patty@pikeroad.us to make an appointment.

Artists - Submit your work beginning June 3! From the Pike Road Arts Council:

James R. Rogers suggests that “the pursuit of happiness” refers to activities people perform to occupy their life from a material, spiritual and moral perspective. Americans enjoy a variety of activities from home, work, and play that contribute to our level of happiness. Thoughts that immediately come to mind are sports, art, hobbies, boating, fishing, hunting, working on an old car, shopping, friends, and church. This call is asking artists to communicate the pursuit of happiness through art in any medium. Show us your understanding of the Pursuit of Happiness!

There is no fee for entry, and artists may enter up to two works. Please follow this link for full submission details: https://rb.gy/0cmqk

The Pike Road Arts Center is located at 944 Wallahatchie Rd, under the water tower. It is home to the Water House Gallery, studio space, and a variety of events presented by the Pike Road Arts Council, an ENHANCE initiative committee. For more information, please contact Pike Road Arts Council Coordinator Patty Payne by emailing patty@pikeroad.us.

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