Calling all artists!
The New England Carousel Museum and the Bushnell Park Carousel are sponsoring an art contest for students in celebration of National Art and Humanities Month. Pre-K through 12th grade students are being asked to create an original drawing or painting of a carousel animal. Pre-K and kindergarten students are welcome to use the carousel horse coloring page here (http://i.imgur.com/xCb5afJ.jpg). Entrees must not exceed 30” x 30”, and must include the artist’s name, address, phone number, school, and grade level on the back.
First, second, third, and honorable mention prizes will be awarded in five age categories. In addition, there will be a Best in Show award and a special Executive Director’s Choice award. First prize winners will receive $50, second prize winners receive a $25 gift card to the Carousel Museum gift shop, and third prize winners will receive a $15 gift card to Dick Blick Art Materials.
All entrees must be submitted by mail or in person to the New England Carousel Museum at 95 Riverside Avenue in Bristol, CT, by 5pm on Sunday, November 16th. The awards ceremony will take place at 2pm on Sunday, November 30th at the New England Carousel Museum.