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Queens Historical Society Art History Contest: Awards Reception

Saturday, May 11, 2019

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.

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Challenge your 3rd-, 4th-, and 5th-grade students to pick their favorite historic building or site in Queens and create a beautiful art masterpiece while enriching themselves in the momentous history of our borough. 

Ideas include: post office, library, church, statue, temple, mosque, park, cemetery or historic landmarked site.  

Submission Details

The drawing of the building or site of your choice must be on a separate piece of paper (8.5”x11”).  You may use pencils, colored pencils, crayons or watercolor paints. The drawing must include at least one paragraph stating the name of the place you drew, its history, and the reason you picked the site. Then paper clip the paragraph to the back of the drawing. Make sure to use your school heading! Next, you must complete the entry form (which can be found on the QHS website), and either tape or glue it to the back of the drawing. Then give your drawing, the essay, and $1 processing fee paper clipped together, to your teacher.  

Entry deadline: April 12, 2019

Awards Reception

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be chosen from each grade. 1st place winners will receive a $50 gift card, $35 for 2nd place winners, and $25 for 3rd place winners.  The awards reception will be held on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 2:30 .pm to 4:30 p.m at the Queens Historical Society.  

Please Send/ Deliver to address below:

Queens Historical Society
ATTN: Education/ Art Contest
143-35 37th Ave
Flushing, NY 11354
(718) 939-0647 ext. 14
Fax (718) 539-9885

*Please note that your work becomes the property of the Queens Historical Society


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Kingsland Homestead

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(718) 939-0647 ext. 14


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