Queen Mary’s art contest for children accepting entries in October

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childrens-art-contestThe Queen Mary has announced an International Art Contest for children. The contest is currently underway and will continue through the end of October.

The Queen Mary invites children to submit their best artwork depicting the historic ship based on what they feel is most important about its history — past or present. They can use whatever artistic medium they choose, for example a drawing, painting, sculpture, etc. The only requirement is that the Queen Mary is depicted in the artwork.

The contest is open to all individual children, grades Kindergarten through 8th. No group submissions will be accepted. The last date for submissions is October 31, 2009.

After all submissions are received, the artwork will be judged by a panel of educators consisting of five people. There will be three sets of four winners each, divided by age groups. The age groups will be Kindergarten through Second graders, Third through Fifth graders and Sixth through Eighth graders. Each winning group will have a 1st Place winner, 2nd Place winner, 3rd Place winner and an Honorable Mention (4th Place winner).

There will be three sets of prizes, one set for each age group. The prizes will be:

  • 1st Place – Two night stay, with breakfast and tours for the winner and their family (up to five persons)
  • 2nd Place – Two General Admission passes good for 12 months for as many visits as they like
  • 3rd Place – Sunday Brunch for four
  • 4th Place – Copy of book, ‘The Queen Mary Story’

All artwork must be submitted to: Queen Mary Marketing Department, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, California, 90802. The Queen Mary reserves all rights to use the artwork for display purposes, print collateral and any other promotional materials as determined.

Located in Port of Long Beach, the Queen Mary features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco period decor, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. History buffs enjoy the ship’s museum and Behind the Scenes tour while guests of all ages love the Ghosts and Legends tour. For more information, see www.queenmary.com.


One Response to “Queen Mary’s art contest for children accepting entries in October”
  1. Linda Miles says:


    I would like to add my neice (4th grader) Eshelman Elementary School – Lomita, CA to your art contest, however, her mom is out of town and she will return tomorrow (Sunday) to sign the entry form. May we mail it Monday – Nov. 2, 2009.

    Thank you for consideration of this request.