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The Illinois State Board of Education Art Contest 2019

Art Contest! The 37th Illinois Arts Education Week will be March 11-17, 2019. The Illinois State Board of Education and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in cooperation with the Illinois Art Education Association will merge two contests into one.


The 2019 art contest will consist of three categories, K-5, 6-8, and 9-12 and each category will have a winner and five runners-up. These winners will have their art enlarged and hung at the ALPLM for an entire year. One of the 3 winners will be chosen for a poster celebrating Illinois Arts Education Week, March 11-17, 2019.


A poster will feature the student’s art work as well as have additional information about art in our schools, resources and upcoming events. This poster will be sent to all public and private schools as well as state libraries to recognize the importance of arts in the education of all students. 

Here is the ISBE 2019 Art Contest application.