Saturday, June 26, 2004

Be A Part Of History By Designing Our Flag, Deadline July 10, 2004

Want To Be A Part Of History?
Either African American Alliance or Coweta County AA Heritage Museum Announces Flag Design Contest for Graphic Designers and Artists

April 29, 2004 Newnan, GA. Cynthia Rosers, founder and director of Coweta County's newest museum, the Coweta County African American Heritage Museum and Research Center, announces the "Make History with the African American Heritage Museum" contest. This contest is open to the general public, and specifically directed toward Graphic Artists and Graphic Artist students. Entrants will compete to have their original design become the official flag for the museum that will be displayed on a flag pole outside of the museum located at 92 Farmer Street, Newnan, Georgia.

Rosers says "This contest will give someone the opportunity of a lifetime to have their art or design on display at the museum where we have had over a thousand visitors in our first year. The Alliance board and membership would like the flag to reflect the heart and soul of Newnan's African American heritage.”

The Coweta County African American Heritage Museum and Research Center opened in 2003. It’s the first Black museum in Coweta County exhibiting historical African American architecture as well as providing a repository for Coweta’s African American artifacts and records. The museum and research center also serves as a genealogy workroom for African American research.

The following are the specifications that are required for the entries:
-Any combination of the colors: red, black, green, gold and/or white
- The museum's logo
- The name of the museum or the initials CCAAHMRC
Artists may submit more than one design for consideration. The entry/processing fee is $20.00 per entry. Entrants must submit a printed color copy and jpg or ??ai file of their design as well as a brief explanation of their design as it relates to the museum.
The winner will receive the privilege of having their design become the official flag of the museum, a special commemoration at the unveiling of the flag during the Freedom Day Celebration, August 28th and a $100.00 monetary prize. All entries must be postmarked by July 10, 2004. All entries will become the property of the African American Alliance and will not be returned.
Please visit for more details and to download the entry form.

1 comment:

Dianne said...

We got our first Flag Application today!
It is good to see these things coming to fruition.