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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Dakota County extends deadline for submissions into "Heroes of Today" art exhibit

The Dakota County Public Art Citizen Advisory Committee has extended the deadline for entries into its upcoming exhibit and is giving sixth through eighth-grade students who live in Dakota County until Feb. 3 to create and submit an original work of art that explores the theme "Heroes of Today."


"Heroes of Today" is the fourth open exhibition of work by local artists sponsored by the public art committee. It will run March–September at the Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.


Artists must live in Dakota County, and their artwork should be ready for hanging. Entries are limited to one per person. Digital images of submissions may be emailed to or mailed to Jean Erickson at Dakota County Public Services & Revenue Division, 1590 Highway 55, Hastings, MN 55033, by the deadline of Feb. 3.


For a complete list of criteria for the "Heroes of Today" exhibit or to access a submission form, visit and search art exhibit. For more information, call 651-438-4286.

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