Tuesday, March 6, 2018

9th Annual International PEEPS Art Exhibition at the Racine Art Museum

Racine Art Museum PEEPS Art Exhibition
Festive PEEPS Art from the Racine Art Museum contest. Image courtesy of Real Racine.

PEEPS® Art Exhibition coming to Racine Art Museum! Every year, the Racine Art Museum engages the community in a festive PEEPS® Art Exhibition encouraging the creations of artwork using the favorite Easter treat. The event is in it's ninth year and has become a family tradition for many. With Spring Break around the corner, keep this whimsical event in mind for an excursion!

PEEPS Art from the Racine Art Museum Contest
"In PEEPS We Trust" Art Work from previous exhibition. Image courtesy of Real Racine.
If you wish to participate in the contest itself, artwork is due by Saturday, March 11. Each person can only enter once whether individually or as part of a group. Each entry will receive 2 free tickets to attend the Artist Preview and Awards Ceremony on March 21. Entry is free to all.

Requirements for Entries
  • Use any holiday variety of PEEPS®, or create your own representation.
  • No food materials other than PEEPS® will be accepted.
  • Entries must not have been previously exhibited at RAM or RAM's Wustum Museum.
  • All works will be measured and must fit dimensions listed below:
  • Two-dimensional works must be no larger than
    24 inches high x 24 inches wide and 6 inches deep.
  • Three-dimensional works must be no larger than
    30 inches high x 16 inches wide x 16 inches deep.
  • All works must be well constructed and ready for display.
  • Unfinished cardboard or newspaper must not be visible on the piece.
  • Three-dimensional pieces must be finished on all visible sides.
  • Two-dimensional pieces must have hanging wire. No saw tooth or bull dog clip hangers.
  • RAM is not responsible for artworks damaged while on display.
  • RAM reserves the right to edit any works deemed inappropriate for display.
PEEPS REM Concert at the Racine Art Museum
PEEPS REM Concert at the Racine Art Museum courtesy of Real Racine

The 9th Annual International PEEPS® Art Exhibition:

The exhibit will be open March 22 through April 8, so right over Spring Break!  RAM is open Tuesdays-Saturdays 10AM-5PM and Sundays 12PM-5PM. Please note RAM is closed Mondays and on Easter. The first Friday of the month starting in April, the museum is open until 9PM. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors (62+) and students. Kids 12 and under enjoy free admission.

When you are in Racine, be sure visit Mocha Lisa for yummy coffee drinks and a little local art. For more on the Racine Art Museum, check my previous post. Of course, you cannot leave Racine without a Kringle! I love O & H and Bendtsen's! A sweet idea for Spring Break!

**Disclosure: No compensation was received for this post. All opinions are 100% my own.

9th Annual International PEEPS Art Exhibition at the Racine Art Museum

1 comment:

  1. This looks like so much fun! We'd definitely like to check it out :)