2017 Multicultural Children's Art Exhibition & Contest

A juried international children's art exhibition.

For young artists ages 3 to 18.

Drawings, paintings and mixed-media works.

Presented with Skipping Stones and Eugene Public Library

Supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation


Please visit the Events page for the current schedule of our art exhibits and contests. Your donations on this page will go directly to supporting the Annual Multicultural Art Contest.

2017 Theme: Myths, Legends and Tales of the World

Storytelling in drawings, paintings and mixed-media works.

Contest Details:
Exhibit: October 1-November 30, 2017
Workshop and Award Ceremony: November 19, 2 PM-4 PM in Eugene Public Library
  • Art workshop from 2 PM-3 PM: Create art inspired by myths and legends from around the world.
  • Multicultural Art Contest Award Ceremony from 3 PM-4 PM
Entries are judged in age categories by a panel of representatives from MCAM&EC, Eugene Public Library, Skipping Stones Magazine, Imagination International Inc., and a local artist.
Exhibit Locations:
Event Mission:
Inspire children's interest in the diverse cultures and heritages that surround them; prompt young artists to study the culture of a neighbor or a grandparent and express it in the form of visual art; showcase local talent; make the world smaller and better by bringing international children's art to Eugene.​
Submission Rules:
  • The program is open to artists from 3 to 18 years old.
  • All works must be original and created during the years of 2016-2017.
  • Digital images should have 300-600 dpi and be no less than 1 MB in size.
  • Submission deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017
Please include each work's title as well as the artist's name, age, and contact information including parent's name and email with your submission.  All works must be signed by the artist on the front of the canvas or on the back (the very young artists may use parents' help).
Ship your unframed work(s) to:
Multicultural Art Exhibit,
166 W. 12th Avenue,
Eugene, OR 97401 USA
Non-local artists may enter their work into the on-line contest in electronic format.
Please email submission information and your quality images to: submit@arts4kidsoregon.org with the Subject line: Multicultural Contest.

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