SHAMOKIN - The Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Humanities (NCCAH) Fine Arts Gallery will hold its first juried art show beginning with an opening reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Gallery director Claude Harrington said cash prizes for first, second and third place will be awarded. Serving as judge for the first event is Mount Carmel artist and teacher Mark Sassani.

The gallery is located inside the Northumberland County Arts Center, Eighth and Arch streets, the former Shamokin High School, on the lower floor. Use the handicapped entrance and follow the signs.

Light refreshments will be served at the reception and the public is invited.

The show will run through November and can be viewed Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, contact Harrington at or NCCAH director Jeanne Shaffer at