Peter Anderson Festival Calls for Young Artists to Exhibit

(Ocean Springs, MS) – The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and the Walter Anderson Museum of Art  are calling for young artists to apply to the “Young at Art” children’s market during the 39th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival to be held the first weekend in November in downtown Ocean Springs.

The Young at Art market, situated on the grounds of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, is a new vendor area allowing young artists the opportunity to exhibit and sell their artwork during the festival. The exhibit will showcase works of young adults age 8 to 18 from the throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast as they learn to become art entrepreneurs. Exhibit will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 4.

Those interested in being a part of the exhibit must fill out the kids’ application found at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art or at the Ocean Springs Visitor Center by October 20.

For more information on the event, contact the Walter Anderson Museum of Art at 228-872-3164 or the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – Main Street – Tourism Bureau at 228-875-4424. Visit