Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest

2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest

Attention all high school students.

Registration is now closed.

 

As part of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. event at the Museum, we will be holding an art contest for Connecticut high school students. The theme of the contest is to honor Dr. King and his legacy visually through works of art. All artists will be recognized at the Teen Summit on Sunday, January 17.

 

The top 10 submissions will be displayed at the Yale Peabody Museum during the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. two-day celebration.

 

Prizes

1st place winner — $150, a 2016 MLK T-shirt, a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. book, and a Museum family membership

2nd place winner — $50, a 2016 MLK T-shirt and a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. book

3rd place winner — A 2016 MLK T-shirt and a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. book

 

Guidelines

Art work must be two-dimensional, in any medium, and no larger than 16 x 20 inches. 

 

The Yale Peabody Museum will only accept artwork created by high school students in Connecticut. One artwork per person.

 

Works must be original; no copies, stencils or clip art.

 

A completed registration form must be included with your artwork.

 

Please DO NOT fold or staple your artwork.

 

Winners will be notified by mail.

 

How to Submit Entries

 

Students should mail or deliver entries to:

Events Department

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

170 Whitney Avenue

P.O. Box 208118

New Haven, CT, 06520-8118

 

If you have questions, please contact the Events Office at (203) 432-6646 or peabody.events@yale.edu.

 

Thanks to our presenting sponsor COMCAST

 

We also wish to thank The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Stop & Shop, Subway and the Yale University Office of New Haven and State Affairs.