Art on a Rain Barrel

Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois, and the Chicago Botanic Garden are pleased to announce the “Art on a Rain Barrel” contest.

Who can participate? teams of 3-5 Illinois youth, ages 8 to 18

What do you submit? 2-D designs (11 x 17”) for rain barrel artwork that communicates the importance of fresh water in Illinois

When is the entry deadline? June 10, 2009

What can you win? The top 50 teams will be invited to Navy Pier to celebrate the Governor’s “It’s Our River Day” on September 19, 2009. At this event, each team will receive a free rain barrel on which to create their artwork. Top designs will be put on display for thousands to see!

How do you participate? Visit the “Art on a Rain Barrel” Web site for complete contest rules and to download an entry form.

Questions? Contact

Rain barrels for this event are generously provided by Upcycle


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