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Enoch Pratt Free Library Window Design Contest

Enter the Pratt Library Window Display Design Contest

Design a library window display inspired by a classic children's book!

“The number of library authorities who come to Baltimore to see these windows is insignificant, however, in comparison the number of persons from many walks of life who look in them daily, and for whose instruction and pleasure, indeed, they are intended.”

-Those Windows at the Pratt, Baltimore Sun, July 19, 1936

Baltimore artists are called to submit a window display design based on a classic children’s book.

Celebrate the storied history of the Central Library windows with this opportunity to learn, grow and gain recognition.

Who: Artists and designers in Maryland, aged 18+

What: A free contest to design a window display based on one of 20 award winning-children's books

When: Entries due 9/14, Selected artists notified 9/30, Installation 11/16-18, Exhibition 11/19/15 - 1/5/16

Where: Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Library: 400 Cathedral St. Baltimore, MD 21201

Why: Gain exposure, recognition, and $1,500 for the project, while drawing attention to this historic library

How: Visit for more information

The Enoch Pratt Free Library Window Display Design Contest is supported by the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund.


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