Artefact to Art competition

old artefact with design on sideWhat do ancient artefacts tell us? Can objects from antiquity inspire us to think in new ways, and to engage creatively with the past?

The Artefact to Art competition is back for a third year, with a new theme:

  Gods and Monsters

Just find an artefact from the ancient world that inspires you, and create an artwork based on it. Entries can be submitted in the following categories:

  • Visual Art
  • Poetry (no more than 100 lines)
  • Short stories (no more than 1000 words)

Entries will be judged and prizes awarded in the following age groups:

  • Under 11
  • 11-14
  • 15-18

To enter, please download the entry form either for individuals or for schools/groups.

The closing date for entries is: 30th April 2020

Please email entries with accompanying forms to