Student Art Contest


The National Cherry Blossom Festival and the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative celebrates the legacy of a “kind act” that occurred over 100 years ago and lives on through annual events and programs. As part of the annual festivities, we invite students from DC public and public charter schools in grades K through 12 to participate in the Student Art Contest, with representation from all eight wards in DC. This year,  students will create artwork that tells their “Home is Where the Blossoms Are” story— what they look forward to when spring rolls around and what the cherry blossoms mean to their community—via symbols, murals, physical trees and icons, thinking of how to express their thoughts in the framework of their own backyard.

Submissions will be showcased in a Community Art Show at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery.

Community Art Show 
March 24 – April 10

Location: 702 Eighth Street NW
Hours: Tuesdays through Fridays, Noon to 4:00 PM.
Admission: Free


See what students from around the world are creating in 2020

We invite students in DC Public and Public Charter Schools to embrace their community through visualizing “Home is Where the Blossoms Are” by exploring what’s in their backyard and seeing cherry blossoms beyond the Tidal Basin!

People's Choice Voting

Category 1: K-2nd Grade

Category 2: 3rd-5th Grade

Category 3: 6th-9th Grade

Category 4: 10th-12th Grade

Group Category

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