Kindness Is Theme of Framingham Cultural Council’s Youth Art Contest

FRAMINGHAM – To celebrate the creativity of the young people of Framingham, the Commonwealth’s newest city, the Framingham Cultural Council is sponsoring an art contest open to students in Framingham schools, ages 11 to 18 as of January 1, 2019.

The theme of this year’s contest is “kindness.”

All submissions should draw inspiration from or respond to this theme in some way.

Contestants can submit one painting, drawing or photo image to the art department of any participating school. Home-school students can drop off their submissions at the nearest public middle school or Framingham High School.

The submission must be received by April 5, 2019.

Prizes will be awarded by a jury of artists, arts educators, and museum administrators. Decisions ill be announced by late April.

All submissions will be displayed in the Costin Room and Gallery at the Main Library in the month of May.

Awards will be announced at the library reception Thursday, May 30, 6 p.m.

All submissions must be new and original and not copies or re-interpretations of works by others.

The work must not have been submitted or exhibited previously. The Cultural Council reserves the right to reject any work for any reason.

Email questions about the arts competition to

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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