Looking for something fun to do while relaxing over spring break!?!
Call for Entries: The Georgia Historical Society Annual Book Sale Poster Design Contest
The Annual Book Sale
This popular annual event raises greatly needed funds for the Georgia Historical
Society’s library and archives. Proceeds from the sale are used to purchase new
library materials and to care for the oldest collection of Georgia history. This sale of donated books will include a wide range of titles, including history, biography, and fiction
The contest is open to professionals, students, and DIY-ers.
An entry to the competition consists of a portrait format (vertical) poster addressing
event and organizer requirements. Posters may be design by a single author or by a team.
Entries submitted to the contest must be original artworks that are previously
unpublished. The designs must consist entirely of the authors’ own work and must
not include any copyrighted material. Participants may submit up to three (3)
All entries must be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com.
The closing deadline for entries to be received by the Georgia Historical Society is
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 5 p.m.
The winning entry becomes the sole property of the Georgia Historical Society for
event marketing purposes.
Contest entries cannot be used in any other design contests but may be used by
contestants in resumes and portfolios.
Benefits of Winning
The winning poster will represent the Georgia Historical Society Annual Book Sale
and be used to promote the event in print and online.
The winner will receive recognition on the Georgia Historical Society website, in
Georgia History Today newsmagazine (readership of 7,000), and promotional
releases. The winner will also receive a complimentary copy of the historic print:
Bird’s Eye View of Savannah, 1891. The winner will be announced/notified the first week of April 2012.
How to Enter
Submit a jpeg image of the entry to firstname.lastname@example.org with Poster Design
Contest in the subject field. The body of the e-mail must contain your name,
address, e-mail, phone number, and school/university affiliation (if applicable).
The winning entrant will be contacted for additional biographical information.
1) Inclusion of the Georgia Historical Society logo (select one from below).
2) You must include the Book Sale dates, time, and location which are April 27-
28th, 2012, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 501 Whitaker Street, and the Georgia Historical
Society website URL which is georgiahistory.com.
3) The full event name must have prominent treatment: Annual Book Sale
Poster size: 11 x 17 inches
Medium: Artist’s choice
Format: Artists must submit a high-resolution jpeg file (300 dpi minimum) to
Entries must include artist’s name, address, phone number, email address and
Winning entrant grants GHS the right to reproduce images of their work on GHS’s
website and in other digital and printed materials. GHS assumes all entries are
original and are the works and property of the entrant, with all rights granted
therein. GHS is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant
and will not become involved in copyright disputes.
The Georgia Historical Society
Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is the premier independent statewide institution
responsible for collecting, examining, and teaching Georgia history. GHS houses
the oldest and most distinguished collection of materials related exclusively to
Georgia history in the nation.
SPA’s trip this quarter will be a day trip to Jekyll Island next Friday, February 24th. We’ll leave Savannah bright and early to start a tour given by the island’s director of cultural resources, John Hunter, of the museum and many historic structures across the island at 10am. Then we’ll eat some delicious food and enjoy all that Jekyll has to offer! The cost is $5.00, please get it to us by Wednesday Feb 22nd to reserve your spot.
We are also getting a group together to join the Historic Savannah Foundation’s Race for Preservation! The race is a run/walk 5 or 10K on February 25th. The cost is $30 per person, but if we get a group of 20 it will be reduced to $25! You’ll get a nice tshirt, and all the proceeds go towards local preservation efforts! please email email@example.com if you’re interested!
Our Preservation Week committee is putting together some awesome events for us in the spring! Preservation Week will be April 29th through May 5th. This year’s theme is “Controversies and Conservation,” so there is sure to be some really interesting lectures, workshops and events! We cant wait!
Remember to keep up with us on our facebook group and twitter!
We want to thank everyone for coming out Tuesday night to our first meeting of the quarter! We discussed upcoming lectures and workshops this quarter, as well as service projects with Habitat for Humanity. We also elected a Preservation Week Chair and committee to help with the preparation and organization of Preservation Week in May.
Keep up with us on Facebook and Twitter to find out dates and more information for our events and meetings!