Escondido, CA

Deadline for Kids Kaleidoscope Art Show

The deadline for the Escondido Art Association’s Kids Kaleidoscope Art Show is approaching. Drop-off dates for artwork at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido, are Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. and Monday, April 3, 4–6 p.m.  The show, open to kids ages 5 through 18, showcases young artists in North County San Diego and presents the winners with ribbons and cash prize awards.

Artwork will be judged in the following age groups:  K-5, Gr. 5-8, and Gr. 9-12, and there are no entry fees to compete.  One entry per student is permitted and awards will be given in each of the age groups for First Place, Second Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention, and all age groups compete for the “Best of Show” $50.00 cash award.  A Reception with refreshments will be held on Second Saturday, April 8, from 3– 5 p.m., with the awards ceremony taking place at 4 p.m.  Family and friends are welcome to attend.

Artwork must be submitted suitable for gallery hanging. Entry Forms are available at the Artists Gallery.  Show dates are Tuesday, April 4 through Friday, April 28 and all artwork must be picked up on Saturday, April 29, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. or Monday, May 1, 4–6 p.m.

For further information, contact Nancy Sommers by e-mail at or call 760 884-6109, or visit

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