Ekphrastic Writing Poetry Contest

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TMA’s 2014 Ekphrastic Writing Poetry Contest invites you to submit an original poem inspired by a work of art in the Museum’s collection. Submissions are due March 27, 2014. Download the Entry Form for details. Register in one of four ways, including the submission form below.

This spring the Museum will host a showcase of notable entries and a reception for writers and their guests. Cash and membership prizes are awarded. Happy writing!

Ekphrastic Writing Poetry Contest 2014


Submission Form

Your Name (required)

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Name of School or Tour Group (required)

Name of Teacher or Tour Organizer (required)

Title of Museum Work of Art (required)

Name of Artist (required)

Title of Ekphrastic Poem (required)

Upload poem here.


I hereby give permission to the Toledo Museum of Art to publicly print and/or display my work at the Museum, in Museum publications, online or in any other public venue as deemed appropriate by the staff of the Museum. This permission is not a transfer of ownership, does not extend to commercial use of this work, and does not void the author/artist copyright protection.