Enter the 2018 MLK Advancing the Dream Art Competition

You could win $500, $750 or $1,000!

The 2018 MLK Art Contest is open to junior high and high school students attending Arlington schools or residing within the Arlington city limits. The winning design will appear on T-shirts, posters, fliers and programs associated with the Arlington MLK Celebration.

First Place - $1,000 Scholarship
Second Place - $750 Scholarship
Third Place - $500 Scholarship

Our Theme

“Continuing The Dream: Moving Toward Unity, Justice and Peace”

How To Enter

Mail all entries to:
A.I.S.D. Art Coordinator
1200 W. Arkansas Ln.
Arlington, TX 76013

Art Contest Rules

  • Designs are to be original drawings and may include original computer graphics.
  • Artwork can be submitted as a full color rendering or a black and white version.
  • All submissions must be on 8.5 x 11-inch art paper and mounted.
  • Entries will be judged in December.

Winners will be formally recognized at the Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Advancing the Dream Awards Banquet on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, and throughout the four-day celebration weekend. For more information about the MLK Art Competition, contact Linh Nguyen at 682-867-7693 or [email protected]

Download the contest flyer.