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Our next art contest will be announced fall of 2024


Stay tuned for our new theme!


Artwork must be submitted to the Dubuque Museum of Art by deadline announced


▶ 2 dimensional art only, on paper, canvas, or other similar flat surface. Acceptable materials include: paint (must be dry by time of delivery), crayons, pencil, pastels, mixed media, ink, etc. Photography and computer-generated art also accepted.
▶ Artwork should measure at least 8.5”x11” not to exceed 24” x 36”. Horizontal or vertical orientation accepted.
▶ Artwork can be framed or unframed
▶ One entry per person Photography and computer-generated art also accepted.


1 winner and up to 3 honorable mentions will be chosen per category
▶ Elementary school students (k- 5th grade)
▶ Middle and high school students (6th grade through 12th grade)
▶ College students and adults
▶ PHOTOGRAPHY (all ages)


▶ 2 tickets to a Dubuque Symphony Orchestra’s performance 
▶ 1 FAMILY MEMBERSHIP to the Dubuque Museum of Art
▶ Winning art will serve as cover art for a future DSO concert program book

Submissions should be hand delivered or mailed to the 
Dubuque Museum of Art
701 Locust St, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Artwork must be accompanied by an entry form.

Submission deadline will be announced this fall

Questions? Please email or call the office 563.557.1677 |