May 10, 2018:  The Town of North Beach is placing a call for entries for SUNRISE: A Celebration of the Arts which takes place Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 12 to 5 pm. The location of the event is along the beautiful Chesapeake Bay which borders Bay Avenue in North Beach, Maryland. SUNRISE: A Celebration of the Arts is an OUTDOOR SCULPTURE COMPETITION and an ART FESTIVAL. Entries for the SCULPTURE COMPETITION and the ART FESTIVAL must be made separately. For further details and applications, please visit the town website at

This event will be held in conjunction with the annual Maryland Wineries Association’s DrinkMaryland event and the annual North Beach American Film Festival. Both of these events draw a great crowd and will provide maximum visibility for art festival participants.

Winners of the sculpture competition will have their work displayed for one year at the Sunrise Garden located at the corner of 3rd Street & Bay Avenue. Juried artists display their work the day of the festival. There is NO fee to enter the sculpture competition or art festival. Prizes are awarded for both the sculpture competition and the art festival. 

For additional information, please contact 301.855.6681 or visit