50th Annual Lincoln Days Art Show

Lincoln Museum Community Room
Town Square

Lincoln Days 40th Annual Art Show

CALL FOR ENTRIES
Please join us for our 50th Annual Lincoln Days Art Show!

Submissions accepted:
Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Friday, Sept. 24
Download an Art Show Entry Form

Opening Reception:
Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 5-7 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to attend our opening reception.
Bring a friend!

Exhibit Open to the Public: 
Saturday, October 2 from 10 AM to 4 PM
Sunday, October 3 from 12:30 PM to 4 PM
and at various times Oct. 5-24.

Please visit this page for updated schedule of public hours.

LINCOLN DAYS ART SHOW CATEGORIES

 

PHOTOGRAPHY DIVISION

All rules and fees listed below and listed on the official entry form apply to this division.
Any Subject. Artist Original Work.
First Place Award – $50
$10 entry fee per work.

 

LINCOLN DIVISION

Any Medium. Artist’s original concept of any phase of Abraham Lincoln’s life or legacy.

$400 – First Place PURCHASE Award
$100 – Second Place Award

  • Purchase Winner becomes part of Lincoln Days Collection on permanent display at The Lincoln Museum. There are currently 50 pieces in this unique collection.
  • Lincoln Days gains all reproduction rights to the Purchase Winner.
  • $10 entry fee per work.

OPEN DIVISION

Any medium. Any subject. Artist’s original work.
$200 – First Place Award
$100 – Second Place Award
$ 10 entry fee per work.

LaRUE COUNTY DIVISION

Any medium. Any subject. Artist’s original work.
$50 People’s Choice Award
$10 entry fee per work.

Open to LaRue County residents age 17 and older, this division will showcase the talents of our many local artists.

Number of entries may be limited due to space available.

SHOW GUIDELINES

Works must be original. NO photo mechanically reproduced prints. NO items made from kits. NO items purchased and decorated. Classroom work is acceptable, but must be artist’s original concept.

Entries must be suitably framed, equipped with wire, ready to hang. No more than 36” wide. No more than 75 pounds. Three-dimensional works must be self-supporting or have companion stand.

Lincoln Days, Inc. will exercise the right to reject any work.