The Dream @ 50: Empowering the Next Generation

K-12 Art Contest

Hey Detroit!!!

 

What Do You Think of When You Hear Dr. Martin Luther King’s

“I Have A Dream” speech?

We want to hear from you!

 


THE DREAM @50 Art Contest is a national competition for K-12 students to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  The aim of the contest is to use art as a vehicle for students to explore and clarify the personal relevance of history.

 

THE DREAM @50 Art Contest


DETROIT HIGHLIGHTS

  • $20 art kit for each school winner
  • Between $150 and $500 in art supply gift cards for each of the 10 grand prize winners and their teachers
  • Exhibit of the semifinalists at Wayne County Airport and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Bus and billboard PSAs featuring the winning artwork donated by DDOT and CBS Outdoor.


IMPORTANT DATES

  • December 14, 2012 (Deadline Extended): Art Submissions Deadline to Librarians
  • January/February 2013: Award Ceremony
  • August 2013: Capitol Hill event for city winners, including an exhibit of the artwork

 

 

 

To find out more information about the contest contact a librarian at your local branch or visit www.THEDREAMAt50.com

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