Photo Contest Exhibition

  • Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park 1000 Elmwood Ave Providence, RI, 02907 United States

Botanical Center Photo Contest 2014

October 19 Schedule and General Information

9 a.m. La Creperie will be on hand with both sweet and savory crepes.
9 a.m.-10 a.m. Contestants arrive at the Botanical Center with their photos and check in at the registration table. Contestants will be given a numerical sticker to place on each photo and then they will be directed to the exhibition space.
10 a.m.- 11 a.m. Photographic Society of Rhode Island will offer a seminar. Judging will take place.
11 a.m. The Botanical Center opens to the Public.
12 noon. Awards Ceremony.
1 p.m. Photographic Society of Rhode Island will offer a seminar.
3 p.m. At this time photos that have not received awards may be taken by the contestants. All photos which are not claimed on October 19 will be held at the ticket booth for two weeks. The Botanical Center ticket booth is open Tuesdays-Sundays from 11 a.m.-3:30. p.m.

During the day on October 19 visitors may enjoy a tour of the Botanical Center gardens, the Community Garden, and the Edible Forest Garden. Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions. Adults and children will have an opportunity to create crafts using organic materials found in the gardens. Barnes and Noble will be on site with a selection of books and merchandise appropriate to the Photo Contest, the Botanical Center setting and the season. Check our website for other information, for example, to review the contest rules and to check out the Special Award Categories.

At this time we want to thank the merchants who have generously donated gift certificates. The twelve $25 gift certificates that will be awarded to the third place winners have been provided by the following local framing shops. We are grateful for their support of the Botanical Center and the Photo Contest.

Providence Picture Frame Co.
Providence, RI

Frame It RI
Warwick, RI

Allerton Framing
500 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI

Picture This
Providence and Wakefield, RI

Frames of Mind
Seekonk, MA

Donna Neville Custom Framing
81 Water Street
Warren, RI

B & H Framing
East Greenwich, RI

Edgewood Gallery
Cranston, RI

The following merchants donated gift certificates for several Special Award categories:

Hidden Gardens - a $25 gift certificate
212 County Road
Barrington, RI

Cranesbill Nursery - a $25 gift certificate
Swansea, MA

Crestar Picture Framing - two $50 gift certificates
East Greenwich, RI