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Future Congressional Art Exhibitions

The competition is open to high school students only. Exceptions will be made for schools that have 7th through 12th grades on one campus. The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) will host an arts workshop and awards ceremony at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston. The awards ceremony is includes light refreshments. The winning artwork will hang in the United States Capitol.

Submitted artwork can be in any one of the following categories: paintings, drawings, collages, prints, mixed media, computer generated and photography. Each entry must be original in concept, design and execution and may not violate U.S. copyright laws. Each student can submit up to two entries.

Artwork must be two-dimensional. Each piece of artwork can be no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide and 4 inches deep. Even when framed, it must still measure no larger than the above maximum dimensions. No framed piece should weigh more than 15 pounds.

See Past Congressional Art Exhibitions from the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History

Congressional Art 2021

Congressional Art 2020

Congressional Art 2019

Congressional Art 2018

Congressional Art 2017

Congressional Art 2016

Congressional Art 2015

Congressional Art 2014

Congressional Art 2013

For more past exhibits and events, feel free to search the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History's Exhibits and Exhibitions Zenfolio page.

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***Closed Sundays and Mondays***

Closed all National Holidays except Memorial Day weekend

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For more information call: (304) 558-0220