Annual 60-Day ORV Closure for Wheeled Vehicles
Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, June 3, the annual 60-day recreational ORV closure for all units of the Preserve that allow for wheeled ORV access will begin. The closure will be lifted on Friday, August 2. More »
Beginning Monday, May 13 through Friday, August 16 camping will be available at the Midway Campground and the “loop” in the Bear Island Campground within Big Cypress National Preserve. All other established campgrounds will be closed. More »
Interstate 75 Mile Marker 63 Closure
Beginning summer of 2013 the rest area and backcountry access at mile marker 63 will be closed due to construction. More »
Artist-In-Residence Program-How to Apply
HOW TO APPLY
Artists must submit application materials and art samples exactly as indicated. Insufficient, or excess materials, are causes for application rejection, as is an artist's proposed use of a work already in progress (before your arrival) as a residency project.
If you are interested in being considered for one of our opportunities, please provide:
To download a printable entry form, click here. Once your application package is complete, please mail to the following address:
Attn: Coordinator, Artist-In-Residence Program
Calendar for 2014-2015
Notifications will be made to finalists by February 28, 2014.
The Selection Process
Did You Know?
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