George Washington Carver National Monument Hosts: Art and Essay Contest Design

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3rd & 4th Grade Art and Essay Contest

The 3rd and 4th grade Art and Essay Contest celebrates Black History Month while encouraging students' creativity through essay writing and creating original artwork. Based on the annual theme, student work is recognized with an art show and display of essays, plus an awards ceremony. Awards, trophies, ribbons, and certificates are provided. The program features free lessons on the park website, classroom visits by VIPs (Volunteers-In-Parks), and connection with communication arts and fine arts curriculum.
2019 Theme: George Washington Carver's Thirst for Knowledge
"From a child I had an inordinate desire for knowledge, and especially music, painting, flowers, and the sciences, algebra being one of my favorite studies."


Entries must be received by 4:30 p.m., February 15, 2019.

3rd & 4th Grade Art and Essay Contest Rules
2019 Theme: "From a child I had an inordinate desire for knowledge, and especally music, painting, flowers, and the sciences, algebra being one of my favorites studies."


For entry sheets, art and essay GUIDELINES, and more information please visit our website at:
https://www.nps.gov/gwca/learn/education/art-and-essay-contest.htm?fbclid=IwAR2A_2eD1OrKn8S4LA6mlQfAa0CZkWDBXnomV6TICPIu87dw9odUBQVKk7U

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