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390 A Summit Road
Exeter, RI, 02822
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(401)491-9063

Tomaquag Museum is dedicated to educating the public and promote thoughtful dialogue regarding Indigenous history, culture, arts, Mother Earth and to connect to native issues of today.

Narragansett Youth Arts Contest

 

Narragansett Youth Art Contest Honoring Our Elders

The Narragansett Indian Silver Clouds in partnership with the Tomaquag Museum invite you to participate in the 2017 Narragansett Youth Art Contest!  To encourage the continuation of our traditional arts, this competition is for Narragansett Indian Tribal Youth Ages 10-18.  Each youth may submit one piece in any medium from traditional to contemporary that expresses their Narragansett identity and community.  Contest and Show held on Elder's Day,   May 20, 2017 with elders to judge!  Prizes announced at the end of day. 

 
2016 1st Place Winner, Ohiyesa Littlejohn

2016 1st Place Winner, Ohiyesa Littlejohn

Competition Guidelines

Each youth may submit one piece in any medium from traditional to contemporary that expresses their Narragansett identity and community.  Beadwork, basketry, weaving, pottery, painting, drawing, collage, photography, wampum work, quillwork, carving, sculpting, etc! Parents may help guide you but you must have completed the work on your own.  


How To Enter

Complete the entrant form and return with your finished art work during the drop off hours on May 12 between 4-7pm at the Narragansett Tribe Senior Center.  If you cannot make it this day, contact us about dropping off at the Tomaquag Museum prior to May 12th.  There will be no late entries allowed so be prepared!  Check out all last year's entries...

2016 2nd Place Winner, Canyon Baker

2016 2nd Place Winner, Canyon Baker


2016 3rd Place Winner, Nittaunis Baker

2016 3rd Place Winner, Nittaunis Baker

Prizes!

Three winners will be announced at the end of the Elder's Day Program on May 20th.  

1st Place winner will receive $100

2nd Place winner will receive $75

3rd Place winner will receive $50

An special prizes for all entrants as well!  All winning art will be kept on display at the senior center for one month and then returned to entrants.  


ENTER NOW! 

Remember, All entries must be received no later that May 12 at 7pm!  Entries may be submitted on May 12 between 4-7 at the Four Wind's Senior Center or contact us to drop off at the Tomaquag Museum prior to May 12.  

Download and complete these forms to submit with  your entry.

For more information Contact the Tomaquag Museum at 401-491-9063 or email slarose@tomaquagmuseum.org