All St. Mary’s County students in grades 3-12 are invited to submit a piece of artwork inspired by the theme “Building Community Through Art” for Youth Art Month. There is no charge to enter. A reception open to the artists, their friends and family, and the general public will be held from 5-7 PM on March 2nd.

Entry guidelines:
Register on-line and deliver artwork to the St. Mary’s County Arts Council office no later than February 23, 2018. Office hours are Tues-Fri from 11 AM-4 PM, the office is located in Downtown Leonardtown at 22660 Washington St. across from Winegardner Motor Company. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 winners, a distinguished panel of judges will determine the winners.

Please print the artist’s name, grade, school, the title of the work, price (if desired to sell), and a contact email and phone number on a card taped to the back of the piece.

Suggested size is no larger than 36” in any direction. 3D pieces are also accepted. Work is not insured by the Arts Council.

All work should be matted or framed, with hook or wire affixed in the back for hanging. We have a limited number of easels for matted prints.

Artwork will remain on exhibit for the duraton of the month and may be picked up by March 30, 2018 at the end of the show. To register visit here: