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

 

Contest Rules and Guidelines 

 

Learn more about Virginia Holocaust survivors here:

Survivor Testimony/Interviews/Photos

Oral Histories

Virginia Survivors Information and Photos

 

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 mferenczy@vaholocaust.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)

 

1st Place

Nikhita S.

2nd Place

Eliza R.

3rd Place

Ava-Grace P.

Honorable Mention

Dylan C.

Senior Division (Grades 9-12)

 

1st Place

Leah C.

2nd Place

Kalin R.  

3rd Place

Ella I.

Honorable Mention

Irina L.

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