Congressional Art Competition

 

The Congressional Institute and members of the U.S. House of Representatives hold an annual Congressional Art Competition to highlight and celebrate the artistic talent and vision of our high school students. 

This spring, Rep. Wexton is excited to participate in the 2024 Congressional Art Competition. A panel of distinguished judges will select the winning “Best in Show” art piece to represent the Virginia 10th District in a nation-wide exhibit displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building where it will be appreciated by millions of visitors. 

This competition is open to all high school students, grades 9th – 12th who reside or attend school within the Virginia 10th Congressional District
*Please note, the Congressional District boundaries changed in January 2023. To confirm your eligibility to enter for VA-10, visit  Who’s My Legislator and enter your home address.*

 

To participate, students must register online using the form below by Friday, March 15th, 2024 at 11:59 p.m Once you register online, you will be provided details on the rules and requirements along with specific information on dropping off artwork and the awards ceremony.   

 

The 2024 Art Competition registration link is available here

Rules for the 2024 competition can be found here.


 

2024 Timeline 

February – March 15th: Online Registration Open 

March 15th at 11:59 p.m.: Online Registration DEADLINE 

Friday, March 22nd 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Art Drop Off Day

Enterprise Hall
George Washington University,  Virginia Science & Technology Campus
44983 Knoll Square
Ashburn, VA 20147
Campus Map

Friday, March 29th thru Wednesday, May 1st: VA-10 Congressional Art Competition Gallery Open for Viewing (Enterprise Hall is open for viewing between 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, 7 days a week.  The exhibit is on the first and second floor lobbies)

Wednesday, May 1st 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: VA-10 Awards Ceremony to announce winning piece

George Washington University
Ashburn Science & Technology Campus
Enterprise Hall- Upper Level Rm 102
44983 Knoll Square
Ashburn, VA 2014

Friday, May 3rd 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Art pick up

Thursday, June 27th 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.:
 U.S. Capitol Reception for Best in Show winner and one family member. 


If you have any questions, please contact Tami Davis at tami.davis@mail.house.gov or 703 236-1300