Chalk-on-the Walk Postponed Until May 5

Posted on 4/29/2014 2:35:46 PM

Chalk-on-the-WalkDue to inclement weather, the annual Sidewalk Commentary Contest, a.k.a. “Chalk-on-the-Walk,” originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 30, 2014, and then moved to May 2,  is now scheduled for Monday, May 5.

If the weather remains in question for Monday, an announcement will be posted on the Lively Arts’ Facebook page by early Monday morning. You may also contact the Lively Arts at 724-357-2787.

This is an annual student contest presented by the IUP College of Fine Arts and the IUP chapter of the National Art Education Association. Students, student organizations, and IUP classes are encouraged to create a social or political message in chalk between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., with colored chalk provided.

Judging will occur between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. Prizes awarded (for IUP students only) will be announced in the Oak Grove at 5:00 p.m. The public is invited to stroll through the Oak Grove to watch students create their drawings throughout the day and when the works are completed.

This event has been a campus tradition for nearly 25 years, starting in the spring of 1990. In case of inclement weather, announcements will be made through signage, e-mail, and social media as to a rescheduling or cancellation of the event.