Annual Art Contest
The Virginia Holocaust Museum’s Visual Arts Competition, sponsored by the Richmond Jewish Foundation, is a yearly art contest and exhibit. Held in April in conjunction with the VHM’s Holocaust Memorial Program middle and high school students are asked to interpret a Holocaust related theme using 2D and 3D art. The contest is judged by members of the Richmond art community and displayed in the VHM’s galleries.
Bullies Are Bad, They Make Us Sad
Begun in school year 2010-2011, the Bullies Are Bad, They Make Us Sad poster exhibit is a yearly opportunity for elementary students to illustrate their feelings about bullying. Information will be posted on the education page of the museum’s website each October. Deadline Extention: Due to Hurricane Sandy, the deadline for Bullies Are Bad has been extended to Thursday, November 8.
Negate the Hate
The Negate the Hate poster is the newest poster exhibit, and was first offered in school year 2011-2012. Information will be posted on the education page of the museum’s website each November. The exhibit is a yearly opportunity for middle school students to illustrate their feelings about bullying.
To find out more about these programs, please contact Megan Ferenczy, Director of Education.