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Special Exhibit - August 1 (2-4pm) Award Ceremony for 2015 Photography Contest, Footprints in William B. Umstead State Park

  • 08/01/2015
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • William B. Umstead State Park


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The “Capture the Spirit in William B. Umstead State Park” Exhibit features the winning photos from our 2nd photo contest.

There were 3 contest categories for adult photography:

  • Where are Your Footprints? (people doing Park activities)
  • Stories in Stone (remnants and structures of the Park history)    
  • In the Wild (park flora and fauna)

Youth photography (16 and under)  also had the three categories, but were judged together.

All winning entries, including Honorable Mentions, will be exhibited at the William B. Umstead Visitor Center. As many of the winning photos as possible will be featured in a 2016 Park calendar.

Contest winners will:

  • Receive a complementary calendar;
  • Receive a one-year household membership for The Umstead Coalition; and
  • Have their winning photo posted (after August 1st Awards Ceremony) on The Umstead Coalition website at http://umsteadcoalition.org


We like to thank JW Image Labs for photo printing of the winning photos.   

The exhibit reception is open to the public. The reception will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. in the William B. Umstead State Park Visitor’s Center, 8801 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27617.

Awards Recognition Program will be from 2:30-3pm.

The Umstead Coalition

We are dedicated to preserving the natural integrity of William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek Corridor.