The Ocean Isle Museum Foundation’s annual Wine Fest fundraiser & festival will be held on April 27, 2019, at the Museum of Coastal Carolina. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Museum of Coastal Carolina in Ocean Isle Beach and Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach. The theme for the event is “Wine on the Island.”
Local artists are encouraged to submit their island-themed original artwork BEFORE NOVEMBER 1, 2018 to the 2019 Wine Fest Art Contest. The art will be judged by the Wine Fest planning committee. The winning artwork will be used in our Wine Fest promotional materials and auctioned off during Wine Fest’s live auction on April 27, 2019.
ARTWORK CONTEST: may be dropped off at the Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach NC, anytime BEFORE November 1, 2018. There is no restriction on size or medium. Each piece of artwork should be accompanied by a biography and contact information of the artist and the estimated value of the artwork. The winning artwork will become the property of OIMF. Other artists submitting artwork may choose to have their art donated for the silent auction to support the event or picked up by the artist. CLICK HERE FOR ART CONTEST FORM!
WINE CONTEST: Enter your wine BEFORE MARCH 26 and compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in various award categories. Your wine will be judged by an expert panel of AWS wine judges. This competition will be conducted in cooperation with the OIB Chapter of the American Wine Society, and Silver Coast Winery. Gain recognition for your winemaking skills, and get valuable feedback on your wine from the judging panel. Winners will be announced at Wine Fest 2019 on April 27. To register to compete, call Stan Barwikowski 910-579-5235.