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Congressional Arts Competition

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.

Students submit entries to their representative’s office, and panels of district artists select the winning entries. Winners are recognized both in their district and at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The winning works are displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol.

Details for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for Massachusetts Second Congressional District are below:

Saturday May 20, 2017
9:30 am to 11:30 am

Shrewsbury High School
64 Holden Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

All participants must fill out this form in order to enter their artwork into the competition.



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Washington, DC 20515
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Leominster, MA 01453
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