THE 8th NICHOLAS ROERICH INTERNATIONAL CHILDRENS DRAWING CONTEST «BEAUTY IS THE GATEWAY TO THE FUTURE» IS OPEN FOR ENTRIES NOW!

8th Nicholas Roerich International Children’s Drawing Contest 2020 «Beauty is the Gateway to the Future»

Odessa Roerich House Museum holds the 8th International Children Drawing Contest. The Contest is timed to the 146th anniversary of Nicholas Roerich. The theme of this year’s contest is «Beauty is the Gateway to the Future». The Contest was established in 2013 by the League of Culture magazine.

Children aged 4 through 18 years old are invited to participate in the competition.

The work may be drawn or painted in watercolor, gouache, acrylics, oils, or mixed technique. We are looking for hand-drawn colorful artwork, participants should not use any digital tools. ​​The artwork together with the passe-partout should be sized: 30 cm × 40 cm or 40cm × 50cm. The label for the work (in English only, block letters), must indicate: the full name of the author, age, title, technique, size; full name of the teacher; the name of school or studio, address, and the name and contact telephone number of your parent or guardian. The label should be attached to the backside of the drawing. The competition is free to enter — no purchase required. All materials received will become the property of Odessa Roerich House Museum and may be used in publications or promotional materials.

Please send your drawings to Odessa Roerich House Museum, 47, Bolshaya Arnautskaya str., Odesa, 65048, Ukraine. Deadline for entries to reach Odessa Roerich House Museum: September 20, 2020. Participants will send their entries at their own risk and expenses. Digital applications are not accepted.

The winners, chosen by the Jury upon the Contest’s results, will be awarded prizes. The decision of the Jury is final and binding. Winners’ announcement and opening of the exhibition will be held on September 25, 2020, 16:00 in the exhibition hall of the Odessa Roerich House Museum.