MAY 11 2016: 4th Annual MLK-Inspired Art Contest & Performance

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Come for dinner and to enjoy the visual art and performances of MIT and Wellesley students.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
6:30-8:30 pm
Walker Memorial Morss Hall


Win cash prizes up to $250.00 each!

Are you inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr or other civil rights leaders such as Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Cesar Chavez, Fannie Lou Hamer and Harvey Milk?

Express yourself by entering

  • visual art (painting, photography, sculpture, video)
  • performance art (music, song, spoken word, dance, theater)
  • literary work (poetry, short story, speech, play)

Win cash prizes up to $250.00 each!

The contest is open to all MIT Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Wellesley students cross registered at MIT this semester.

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.

Here is your chance to show off your creativity and artistic skills to the MIT community, have fun and win money!

If you’d like to participate, fill out the entry form by Friday, May 6 @ 11:59 PM.

Please send long literary entries (short stories, plays, speeches) to Tobie Weiner ( prior to the contest.