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BNHA 3rd Annual History Through Arts Competition

Baltimore youth are invited to submit art that reflects their take on life in Baltimore City past and present.

Baltimore, MD - The Baltimore National Heritage Area (BNHA) invites Baltimore City youth to participate in our 3rd Annual History Through Arts Competition. The purpose of this contest is to engage City youth in an art exhibit showcasing their unique talents while also expressing their view of life in Baltimore City. The expectation is that the artwork will reflect Baltimore’s historic people, places, significant architecture or represent a historical event.

BNHA will host a summer exhibit showcasing this artwork in 2022. The contest is open to Baltimore youth ages 9-18. Submissions can take the form of photography and works on paper. The deadline for submissions is May 25, 2022. Images of submissions can be uploaded at

*** Must have parental consent to participate. ***

*** Artists retain all rights to their work. BNHA will only use the work for promotional purposes.***

Grand Prize $300

Second Place $200

Third Place $100

Honorable Mention (2) $50.00 Gift Card

The Baltimore National Heritage Area (BNHA) works to promote, preserve and enhance Baltimore's legacy through history, arts and culture. Find out more at


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