The Color of Music

The Color of Music Art Competition is hosted by the 
Dubuque Symphony Orchestra and Dubuque Museum of Art. 

This annual event serves to celebrate the strong ties within Dubuque’s rich arts community.

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THEME

Entrants will create an original piece of art using Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade  as inspiration. 
Listen to the story and music by clicking here and here

 

DEADLINE

Artwork must be submitted to the Dubuque Museum of art by: Friday, February 17, 2017

 

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS

▶ 2-dimensional art only, on paper or canvas. Acceptable materials include: paint, crayons, pencil, pastels, mixed media and photography (computer-generated art will not be accepted)

▶ Artwork may be no larger than 36” by 24”, and no smaller than 8.5” by 11”

▶ One entry per person

 

CATEGORIES

1 winner and up to 3 honorable mentions will be chosen per category

Elementary school students (kindergarten through 5th grade)

Middle and high school students (6th grade through 12th grade)

College students and adults

PHOTOGRAPHY (all ages)


PRIZES

2 tickets to the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Scheherazade (March 25-26, 2017)

1 Family Membership to the Dubuque Museum of Art

▶ Winning art will be framed, matted, and displayed  during the month of March as well as at the DSO’s March Classics Concerts

▶ Winning art will serve as cover art for the DSO’s March concert program book

 

HOW TO SUBMIT ART

Entrants may bring their submission to the Dubuque Museum of Art between Tuesday, February 14 - Friday, February 17, 2017  from 10am-5pm.

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Mar 25, Sat | 7:30pm

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Mar 26, Sun | 2:00pm

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Apr 29, Sat | 7:30pm

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Apr 30, Sun | 2:00pm