The Dracut Arts Children’s Art Competition

The Dracut Arts Children’s Art Competition - on tour!

November 14, 2022 - January 7, 2023 - Dracut Access TV
January 6 - March 4th, 2023 - Museum of Printing, Haverhill
March 6th - 22nd, 2023 - Wilmington Memorial Library
May 1 - 13, 2023 - Billerica Public Library
August 1 - 31, 2023 - Lowell Access TV Art Gallery
September 9th, 2023 - Dracut Old Home Day
October 17 to 29, 2023 - Buttonwood Museum, Haverhill
October 30 to November 11. 2023 - Moses Greeley Parker Memorial Library
November 14, 2023 - January 6th, 2024 - Dracut Access TV
January 2024-- Merrimack Rep Theater, Lowell

Dracut Arts Show
Dracut Arts Children's Show at Wilmington Library

Winners are sent on to the International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts in the Czech Republic

The competition is open to all children ages 4-16 and those with handicaps regardless of age.
How to enter:
Create a piece of art related to the theme SKY. All mediums are accepted: drawings or paintings, film or animation, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and mixed media. You may submit multiple entries, but no more than two of the same medium (for example, no more than two drawings). Original works only. Copies will not be accepted.
Take a clear photograph or scan of your art if it is not already digital. Email the photograph, scan, or digital copy to by Midnight Eastern Time on Sunday, October 15th, 2023. Include your name, age, title of your artwork and medium used, dimensions of your artwork, phone number, address, and, if handicapped, type of handicap.
Tune into the Dracut Arts November Art Gallery to see if you’re a winner! All winning works will go on tour as part of the Dracut Arts Children's Show. They will also be available to view on the Dracut Arts November Art Gallery on the Dracut Arts YouTube Channel. Winners will also need to drop off or mail in physical entries to Dracut Arts, 55 Emerald Drive, Dracut, MA 01826.
Fine Print:
All entries with colors that can be dusted or wiped (such as pastels or charcoal) must be fixed.
2D entries (drawings, paintings, photography, digital artwork, printmaking, mixed media): Maximum dimensions are 70 x 50 cm or 27.5 x 19.5 inches.
3D entries (sculpture, mixed media): Maximum dimensions are 100 x 70 x 40 cm, or 39 x 27.5 x 15.75 inches. Maximum weight is 9 kg or 19.8 lbs.
Film and Animation: Maximum length is 3 minutes.
Film and Animation: Gary Meuse (Executive Director, Dracut Access TV, Inc.) and Ron Zimmerman (Operations Manager, Dracut Access TV, Inc.)
All other entries: Linda Fletcher (Potter and Fine Arts Teacher, Bishop Guertin High School, Nashua, NH), Judy Krassowski (Visual Artist; Teaching Artist & STEAM facilitator, Trinity High School, Manchester, NH; Art Therapy  Consultant), and Tom Briere (Photographer and Photography Instructor, Dracut, MA).

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