Category: Contest

  • Announcing the 2019 Hal Prize Contest

    The Peninsula Pulse newspaper proudly presents the 2019 Hal Prize. Conducted annually since 1998, the mission of the Peninsula Pulse’s Hal Prize is to encourage and appreciate artistic expression through various literary forms and photography. The contest has showcased works from individuals of all ages and backgrounds — novice writers and photographers to professionals. The […]

  • Call for CHAIRries Artists

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC) is looking for artists to embellish an Adirondack chair or create a chair of their own for the inaugural CHAIRries street-art program, which will be presented by the SBVC and Associated Bank. Chairs will be displayed throughout Sturgeon Bay starting May 2019. Artists are encouraged to apply for this […]

  • Keep Wildlife Wild Starts Inaugural Poster Contest Jan. 2

    The Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Keep Wildlife Wild initiative announces its inaugural poster contest for 2019. The contest will be an annual event in the future. Students currently in fourth through sixth grade may submit a poster for the contest. Wisconsin’s Keep Wildlife Wild initiative began in 2014 with a focus on providing information […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl Announces 2018 Doerr Prize Winner

    The Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl, having just completed its 12th year with its largest crawl yet, announces that Tom Prohl has won the 2018 Doerr Prize. Drawn from nearly 1,000 entries, Prohl, a resident of Egg Harbor since 2010, is the recipient of an exquisite bread/cheese board created by Michael Doerr, master wood craftsman and […]

  • Miller Art Museum Announces 43rd Juried Annual Winners

    The Miller Art Museum (MAM) announces the award winners from the 43rd Juried Annual Exhibit. Every year the Miller Art Museum invites artists 18 years of age and older to submit up to two works in two-dimensional media for consideration in this exhibit. Artists from Door County and the surrounding five counties (Sheboygan, Brown, Kewaunee, […]

  • Flannel Four Wins Second Door County Treasure Hunt

    The Flannel Four team of Gibraltar Area Schools’ educators took first place in the second annual Door County Treasure Hunt held Sept. 29 in Sturgeon Bay. Flannel Four took home the $1,000 top prize, while the A Team topped the Clipper Chicks in a tie-breaker for the second place prize of $500. The Clipper Chicks […]

  • Mystery Play Readings

    The finalists of Rogue Theater’s 2018 Writer’s Contest are sharing their murder mystery scripts for the first time as public readings. Join the Rogue Theater cast as they present these exceptional pieces. This past spring, Rogue Theater held a murder mystery play writers’ contest, encouraging community members to practice their writing skills and submit their […]

  • Call for Water-related Poems

    Write On, Door County is partnering with the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) to present “Words on Water” for the Fireside Coffeehouse Series. Presented annually as “Words on Fire,” the 2019 offering is part of the countywide celebration and discussion of water. “Words on Water” will be presented Feb. 2, 7 pm at DCA. Write On […]

  • Hal Prize for Poetry, 1st Place, Pareidolia

    Judge’s Comments “This lovely sestina inhabits the form with an unusual naturalness for such a demanding form. A quiet meditation on the nature of fear, ‘Pareidolia’ considers the role of the imagination in both feeding and calming human fear, in a skillful and compelling voice.” – Leslie Miller Pareidolia by Steve Tomasko “We find human […]

  • The Hal Prize At 21

    The Hal Prize issue you hold in your hands marks the 21st year that the Peninsula Pulse has coordinated and published this annual contest. And each year, when this issue rolls around, I am amazed at how the contest has grown and, in some ways, surprised that it continues to thrive and flourish. Rather than […]

  • Door County Resident Wins Women’s Photography Award

    Baileys Harbor resident Arlene Stanger’s image “Hat Shop” has been named the winner in the Fashion category of the 11th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers. As a result, she has been invited to exhibit her photography at the 5th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography to be held in […]

  • Hardy Gallery Announces Juried Exhibit Winners

    The Hardy Gallery announces the award winners of the 56th Annual Juried Exhibit. Out of 159 works of art submitted into the Wall-to-Wall exhibit, 79 pieces were chosen for the Annual Juried Exhibit. This year four individual artists were awarded financial merit awards for outstanding work, including first, second, third and People’s Choice Awards. In […]

  • 2018 Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

    The Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival is set for Aug. 11 & 12. Now is the time to make plans to participate in the exciting events. Exhibit your boat, compete in the Sikaflex Challenge or volunteer your time to help celebrate Door County’s classic and wooden boats. The Door County Classic & Wooden […]

  • Suzanne Rose Wins Door Prize For Portraiture Best in Show

    On June 28, an estimated crowd of 100 previewed the opening of the Door Prize for Portraiture, with guest juror Deborah Rosenthal, Miller Art Museum curator emeritus. The invitational exhibit of 30 works by area artists was an “intimate selection of works exploring a unique variety and interpretation of the genre of portraiture,” said Rosenthal. […]

  • 2018 Door County Treasure Hunt

    The Door County Treasure Hunt returns Sept. 29 to test your Door County knowledge and your sense of adventure. Your final days to register your team at early-bird registration rates are here. Sign up your team for $200 through July 15. After that, fees rise to $250 per team. Discover natural, historical, and cultural wonders […]

  • Bingo Nights at Kress

    Dust off your dauber and get your cash ready, the Egg Harbor Historical Society (EHHS) will start hosting once-a-month bingo night at Kress Pavilion. As part of their book mobile fundraising initiative, the EHHS and Kress Pavilion are hosting bingo the last Thursday of the month with cash prizes and beer and soda for purchase. […]

  • Classic Car Show

    Start your engines and fuel your love of fine automobiles at the 7th annual Door County Sports & Classic Car Show on Aug. 11, in the Village of Egg Harbor. Come explore all the Village has to offer while taking in sleek sports cars, stunning classic cars and our modified category. Sponsored by the Egg […]

  • Kids Quilt Challenge

    The 2018 Quilt Expo Kids Quilt Challenge, for ages 15 and younger, is looking for entrants at their September Quilt Expo. The 14th annual Quilt Expo, presented by Wisconsin Public Television with Nancy Zieman Productions, is held in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The show takes place 9 am – […]

  • ‘Annual Juried Exhibit’ at Hardy Gallery

    The Hardy Gallery presents its 56th Annual Juried Exhibit, June 15 – July 15. The exhibit features a selection of artwork from local and regional artists. The most notable of the Hardy exhibits, this exhibit features a variety of media in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics and mixed media. Emerging artists have the opportunity to […]

  • New Year, New Portraits

    The 9th annual Door Prize for Portraiture opens for public viewing June 29 at Chez Cheryl Art Space of Baileys Harbor. This invitational exhibition features 30 regional emerging and established artists brought together to celebrate the portrait in traditional and uniquely personal ways. This exhibit focuses on the varied styles and rich interpretation presented in […]