Ekphrastic Writing Poetry Contest

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EkphrasticWriting2015_cover_v2TMA’s 2015 Ekphrastic Writing Poetry Contest invites you to submit an original poem inspired by a work of art in the Museum’s collection.

Dates

The final date to take a docent-led tour related to the contest is March 20, 2015. Submissions are due March 20, 2015 as well.  On May 1, 2015,  the Museum will host a showcase of notable entries and a reception for writers and their guests beginning at 7 p.m. in the GlasSalon. Cash and membership prizes are awarded. Happy writing!

Prizes

Adult

  • First Place: $175 cash prize
  • Second Place: $125 Toledo Museum of Art gift card
  • Third Place: $100 Toledo Museum of Art gift card

High School

  • First Place: $150 cash prize
  • Second Place: $100 Toledo Museum of Art gift card
  • Third Place: $75 Toledo Museum of Art gift card

Middle School

  • First Place: $100 cash prize
  • Second Place: $75 Toledo Museum of Art gift card
  • Third Place: $50 Toledo Museum of Art gift card

How to Enter

The entry period for the 2015 Ekphrastic Writing Poetry Contest is closed.

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