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McCollum Announces Fourth District 2020 Congressional Art Competition

March 2, 2020
Press Release
Entries due by April 15, 2020

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today invited high school students in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Submissions are due Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. CT.

“Minnesota is a national arts leader, and I am thrilled to recognize the creativity of the Fourth District’s young artists through the 2020 Congressional Arts Competition,” Congresswoman McCollum said. “I am privileged to share Minnesota's leadership, commitment, and excellence in the arts with the nation, and I hope many students participate in the contest and showcase their artistic talents.”

The contest is open to all high school students either attending school or residing in the Fourth Congressional District. In addition to the display of their artwork in the U.S. Capitol, the winner will also receive two free airline tickets to Washington, D. C. to attend the exhibit opening in June. Runners-up will be displayed in Congresswoman McCollum’s offices in Saint Paul and in Washington, D.C.

Entries may be mailed to or dropped off at Congresswoman McCollum’s Saint Paul office, located at 661 LaSalle Street, Suite 110, Saint Paul, MN 55114. Entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Only one submission per student is allowed.

This year, the artwork of all students participating in the Congressional Art Competition will be displayed as part of the 2020 Spring Saint Paul Art Crawl presented by the Saint Paul Art Collective! The Congressional Art Competition show will run April 24-26 in the Landmark Gallery of the Schmidt Artist Lofts, 900 7th Street West, Saint Paul, MN 55102. 

To learn more, view the complete rules, and download entry forms, please visit mccollum.house.gov/art-competition. Teachers and students are encouraged to contact Congresswoman McCollum’s office at 651-224-9191 with any questions.

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