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3rd Annual

“Southern Nevada during the Pleistocene”

Art Contest



The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, in partnership with the Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival, Protectors of Tule Springs, and the Clark County School District School-Community Partnership Program, is hosting an art contest: “Southern Nevada during the Pleistocene” in celebration of National Fossil Day at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum on Saturday, October 14, 2017.


There will be five grand prize winners: one from grades 1-2, one from grades 3-5, one from grades 6-8, one from grades 9-12, and a separate category for all digital art submissions (grades 1-12). Each grand prize winner will receive $100 and a pass to the Natural History Museum. Each teacher of a grand prize winner will also be awarded a $100 prize.


All participants are invited and strongly encouraged to attend “Fossil Day,” October 14, 2017, at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum to participate in the event, attend an award ceremony, see their artwork on display, and receive a participation prize. Artwork will be on display in the Grand Hall at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum October 14 through November 10, 2017. Selected artwork will be used to create a 2018 calendar. Each of the five grand prize winners and their teachers will receive a calendar and additional copies will be available for sale at the event to raise funds for the Protectors of Tule Springs.



Submissions must be received by 4:00 pm, September 26, 2017


Please call Amy Page at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum (702) 384-3466 ext. 226 or e-mail if you need any additional information or have any questions.