Richmond has become home to many Holocaust and contemporary genocide survivors and refugees. It is the Virginia Holocaust Museum’s mission to tell those stories, educating and helping to ensure that the words “Never Again,” are someday realized. For the 2022 art contest show us through your artwork the stories of local survivors and how they have inspired you!
OPEN TO STUDENTS IN GRADES 6-12!
CONTEST AWARDS FOR JUNIOR AND SENIOR DIVISON:
1st Place: $500 + A youth class certificate for the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $150
Honorable Mention: $100
Learn more about Virginia Holocaust survivors here:
Submissions due APRIL 1, 2022 for a chance to receive the Carole Weinstein Prize for Tolerance and Justice in the Visual Arts.
Questions? Please email Megan Ferenczy, Director of Education firstname.lastname@example.org
Winners of the 2021 Student Art Contest
There were 53 entries into the competition with over 20 schools represented. The judges for this year’s competition were Ali Kolleda, Assistant Curator at the Virginia Holocaust Museum and Twyla Kitts, Teacher Programs Educator at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Generously sponsored by Marcus and Carole Weinstein
Junior Division (Grades 6-8)
Senior Division (Grades 9-12)