Kentucky Derby Festival® Foundation Student Art Contest

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:30 PM: Reception
7:00 PM: Award Ceremony


The Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Student Art Contest is open to students from public, private and parochial schools in all Kentucky counties, as well as Clark and Floyd counties in Indiana are invited to participate. Students who are not enrolled in art classes at their school may also create artwork at home, but entries must still follow all contest criteria and be submitted by the school.

Three community art professionals serve as judges, awarding the winners of five divisions with medallions, certificates, and a Kentucky Derby Festival Student Art Contest Winner’s Pin. First-place winners also receive a 2015 Derby Festival framed poster and get to ride in the 2015 Republic Bank Pegasus Parade.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in the spring.  Artwork will be on display at the Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Preview Party on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

March 5
April 28 - April 30