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Art and Essay Submissions Due April 1

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Since 1991, the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program has been coordinating the Preserve our Past Art and Essay Invitational. Students grades 5 to 8 are encouraged to enter this statewide contest and winning art will be displayed this year at the Historic Arkansas Museum during May.


Submissions must relate to properties 50 years or older and are due by April 1. Each contest area has guidelines that must be adhered to so contestants should review them and complete an entry form at:

Art and Essay Contest

In summary, for the art portion students will need to submit pieces on paper no larger or smaller than 11x14 and original art must be submitted. Essays should be original works no longer than 500 words focused on a historical site. A bibliography should be included if citing sources. 



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