Visionarios Youth Art Contest

An annual youth art contest, Visionarios is sponsored by Flint Hills Resources and presented by the Art Musuem of South Texas. The competition is for young artists in grades 1 – 12 attending a public, private or homeschool program in the Coastal Bend area. Individuals may enter with their parents’ help. Categories include wet media, dry media, digital and photographic media. Students’ artwork is exhibited in the Art Museum galleries, and the winners and their families are recognized at an annual awards banquet. For more information on the contest rules and entry instructions, please click here.

Christmas Around the World Contest

The Junior League of Corpus Christi, H-E-B and the Art Museum come together each holiday season to host the Christmas Around the World Christmas Tree Forest contest. Area schools are invited to select a country, conduct research and create ornaments/decorations reflecting the culture of that country for their tree. Gift cards, provided by H-E-B are donated to the schools to help purchase materials needed to create their decorations. The public is invited to vote on their favorite tree through mid-December, at which time, votes are tallied, and the top 3 trees are awarded generous prizes from H-E-B. School groups are invited to tour the Christmas Tree Forest during the exhibition, and a free Holiday Family Day and Open House is held in early December to encourage families to learn how other cultures around the world celebrate the holidays. All trees are donated to underserved families in the area shortly before Christmas Eve.

To learn how your school group can participate, download the registration form HERE. Instructions on how to submit your form are included. 



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