Thursday, December 7, 2023

Artists’ entries for downtown exhibit are sought

The City of Romulus Arts Council is seeking high quality images from artists and photographers for a permanent outdoor public art installation in June 2024. This year, the theme is "Acts of Community Service through Art." The Top Three Artists will win Cash Prizes.

The top prize for first place is $1,000, officials said, while second place will receive a $500 award and the third place winner will receive $250. As many as eight additional artists will receive $50 as winners of honorable mention awards and have their work reproduced and displayed downtown in Romulus. There is a an entry fee of $25 for three images.

Checks or money orders which accompany entries should be made payable to : Romulus Arts Council, Inc., 11111 Wayne Road, Romulus, MI 48174. For more information, call (734) 955-4533. Entry forms are available at

Email images and entry forms to: Romulus_arts_council@

The deadline for submission is April 15, 2024. Winners will be announced before the first Sounds in Downtown concert on Friday, June 14, 2024, during a light reception. Artists may display their art for sale at the reception officials said.