“Plant the Town Red” Art Contest

Hey, creative kids! Enter your art to win prizes!

1st Place: $50 • 2nd Place: $40 • 3rd Place $30

Plant the Town Red logoSponsored by Memphis City Beautiful, “Paint the Town Red” is a grassroots, citywide effort to promote fellowship and pride by encouraging Memphis residents, schools, businesses and neighborhoods to Plant the Town Red with red flowers, flowering shrubs and trees. The Plant the Town Red campaigns date back to 1988 and with the objective to create awareness of Memphis as a clean, forward-thinking city, as well as inspire community pride.

THEME: Plant the Town Red (Think red flowers, flowering shrubs, trees, neighborhoods, homes, and Memphis.) Child drawing with colored pencils

WHO CAN ENTER: All Shelby County students are eligible 

2 CATEGORIES: Original Artwork and Photography

TO ENTER: Send a photo of your original artwork or your photography file to:

All entries must have the student’s name, address, age/grade, teacher’s name and school.

The first 150 entries will receive red flower seed packets. Winners will be published in the July issue of Jabberblabber. All works must be their original work and not violate any U.S. copyright law.

Deadline for entry is May 30, 2021.

Entries will be judged based on artistic merit and creativity. Call 901-636-4410 with any questions.


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