Cash Prizes for Martin Luther King Inspired Art & Performance!


March 26, 2013

The Committee on Race and Diversity and the MIT Political Science Department are sponsoring the first annual MIT Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired Art and Performance Contest.  Express yourself by entering your visual art (painting, photography, sculpture, video), performance art (music, song, spoken word, dance, theater) or literary work (poetry, short story, speech) to win cash prizes up to $250 each.  This contest is open to all MIT Undergraduates and Graduate Students.  Your entry should be related to or inspired by any of the ideals of Dr. King and/or other civil rights leaders in the past or current human rights activists in the US and the World.  These ideals include freedom, justice, peace, equality, civil rights, human rights and/or social justice. The contest event and performances will be held on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 at 7:00pm in Walker Memorial.  The visual art will be displayed in the Lobby and performances will begin at 7:00pm.  Following the performances there will be a reception with refreshments, and judges will award the prizes.  Be sure to submit your proposal by Monday, April 12th, 2013.  Use this entry form.  For more information, visit the Committee on Race and Diversity website or contact Tobie Weiner at iguanatw@mit.edu or (617) 253-3649.

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