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Tampa briefs: Deadline is today for photographic art competition

Downtown Tampa

Deadline is today for photo art competition

So you think you've got talent? Today is the last day to submit a photograph to the eighth annual Members Show competition at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts and compete for prizes totaling $750.

If you aren't a member, you can still join and enter. The entry fee is $30. The individual membership fee is $30. Entries are accepted 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 200 N Tampa St., in downtown Tampa.

The exhibition begins Sunday and runs through Sept. 6. All entries must be framed and wired for hanging. Only one entry per person is allowed.

The opening reception with prizes is 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Visit to print the entry form. For more information, call the museum at 221-2222 or send an e-mail to

Hillsborough county

Arts Council accepts board applications

The Arts Council of Hillsborough County is accepting applications for its board of directors. Four volunteer positions are open, each of them four-year terms. Applicants must live in Hillsborough County, have a general knowledge of the arts and have nonprofit management experience. Financial disclosure is required.

Visit to download an application and mail it to the Arts Council offices, 1000 N Ashley Drive, Suite 105, Tampa, FL 33602. The deadline is Aug. 29. For more information, call 276-8250.

Gandy/sunbay south

National Marina Day set for Saturday

National Marina Day is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tampa Harbour Yacht Club, 5200 W Tyson Ave.

The event will feature a boat show by local boat dealers and yacht brokers, a tour of the newly completed club, and refreshments. Parking and admission are free. For more information, call 831-1200, ext. 1.

Tampa briefs: Deadline is today for photographic art competition 08/07/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 10:27am]
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