#NilesisBeautiful Photo Contest! 

Just in time for the Hunter Ice Festival, the City of Niles is excited to announce a new #NilesisBeautiful photo contest! Photographers of all ages are invited to take part in the contest and capture the true beauty of Niles through four different subject areas: architecture, nature, people and events!

The winners’ pieces will be displayed as part of the #NilesisBeautiful photo exhibit at the new City Arts and History Museum in late 2017”

One winner will be announced for each category in every age division: youth (Under 18), adult (Ages 18-59 and senior (Ages 60+). Entries will be accepted digitally. A panel of judges selected by the City of Niles will determine the winners. Judging will be based on technique, content and originality. Each winner will receive gift certificates for use at Niles’ downtown establishments.

The public is encouraged to follow the competition on social media! All entries will be uploaded to the @NilesIsBeautiful official Instagram page. A “People’s Choice” winner will be determined based on the photo with the most “likes.”

The contest opens on January 20 and will run through July 1, 2017.

Entries will be accepted digitally and may be emailed to nilesisbeautiful@gmail.com, along with completed entry packets. For more information, please contact the Niles History Center at 269-845-4054.

Download entry packet here

May 24, 2017 - Portraits and Profiles: African Americans in Niles Exhibit Opening!