Calling all Art Teachers within the Township of Huntington!
School Art Contest
3rd THROUGH 8th Grades
In celebration of Huntington’s 18th Annual Tulip Festival, intermediate and middle school students within the Huntington Township are once again invited to enter the Annual Tulip Festival School Art Contest! This contest is tied into the Town of Huntington’s annual Tulip Festival that takes place at Heckscher Park in Huntington, the first Sunday in May. The Huntington Arts Council is proud to administer the school arts contest on behalf of both the Town of Huntington and the Festival’s Chief Sponsor, NEFCU.
Artwork will be selected by a jury that is comprised of artists and art professionals. Reproductions of the winning works will be displayed at the Heckscher Museum of Art on the evening of Friday, May 4 2018 AND at Heckscher Park in the town of Huntington during the Tulip Festival on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
THEME: “Huntington in Bloom: A Depiction of Spring in Huntington.” Students are encouraged to independently interpret the theme and create personal reflections of springtime in Huntington.
*EXTENDED! Teacher Registration – Submission Due Date: postmarked by 3/6 or hand delivered by 3/20 Reception – Friday May 4th, 2018 Tulip Festival – Sunday May 6th, 2018
December 20th, 2017 February 6th, 2018 (online only)
*EXTENDED! Teacher Registration –
Submission Due Date: postmarked by 3/6 or hand delivered by 3/20
Reception – Friday May 4th, 2018
Tulip Festival – Sunday May 6th, 2018
Only Huntington Township Art Teachers and their classes (grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8) are eligible to participate.
Students cannot register for the contest independent of an art teacher.
Submissions must be 9”x12” without a mat.
Submissions must be two-dimensional.
Each teacher may submit up to three (3) works, from any one grade level,
Teachers cannot submit more than nine (9) works
All submissions MUST be postmarked Tues, March 6, 2018 or Hand-delivered by Tues, March 20, 2018
Teachers must be responsible for dropping off/picking up all artwork at the Huntington Arts Council Inc. – 213 Main Street Huntington NY 11743
PRIZES AWARDED TO BOTH STUDENTS AND TEACHERS!
A $50 GIFT CARD awarded to ‘best of grade’ winning students (1 winner per grade) courtesy of NEFCU. Schools will receive a $50 check for each student whose art is chosen as the ‘best of grade’, courtesy of NEFCU. Schools will be notified and the funds are to be used for the winning teachers’ classroom needs. *Additionally, a ‘Best in Show’ $50 GIFT CARD will be given to a student of the judges choice.
*Judges are chosen from local arts community – educators, artists and museum professionals.
Teacher Registration, step 1:Teacher Registration for the 18th Annual Tulip Festival School Arts Contest (required)
Enter Student Names, step 2:Register the Student Names – only after you have completed the teacher registration
Questions? Contact Gina Van Bell, Arts-In-Education Coordinator
Huntington Arts Council / (631) 271-8423 x 14 / email@example.com
2017 Winners of the Tulip Festival School Art Contest:
2016 Winners of the Tulip Festival School Art Contest
2014 Winners of the Tulip Festival School Art Contest