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Wildling Museum Accepting Entries for Juried Photography Competition

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

By: Jessica McLaughlin (Expired article)

Solvang, CA -

The Wildling Museum is accepting entries for their Annual Nature Photography Juried Competition. The theme for this year's contest is "At Home in the Wild." Entries are due by April 30, 2014 at 5:00 pm. For detailed entry rules and submission forms, visit

Photographers must be 18 years or older as of the time of their initial entry and live in California. The entry fee is $10 per entry. Submit your photo by email, mail, or in person at the Museum (1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463). "At Home in the Wild" refers to the creatures and plants that live in wilderness and natural areas. Entries will be judged by Karen Sinsheimer, Curator of Photography at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, professional photographer Marc Muench, along with Wildling Museum Executive Director Stacey Otte. Winners receive cash prizes and will be exhibited at the Wildling Museum this summer. The Museum will host an opening reception and celebration on July 16, 2014 from 4:30-6:30 pm.


The Wildling Museum, where art and nature meet, offers visitors a unique perspective on the importance of preserving our natural heritage. Through the eyes of artists, education and field experiences, guests can renew their relationship with the wilderness and understand its fragile nature - hopefully leaving more committed toward ensuring those spaces remain for future generations. For more information, to volunteer and/or join as a member to support this important local arts and nature institution please visit, call 805-688-1082, or email The Museum is located at 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, California. The Museum is open from 11:00am to 5:00pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. On Saturday and Sunday the Museum is open from 10:00am to 5:00pm. The Museum is closed Tuesday.

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