Art, Writing & Multimedia Contest

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission in conjunction with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission, Indiana Arts Commission, Indiana Black Expo, Inc. and the Indianapolis Recorder, cordially invite students, grades 9 – 12, to participate in the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art, Writing, and Mixed Media Contest. 

2017 MLK Media Contest


CONTEST THEME: Dr. King said, ”Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.“ Through art, writing, or multimedia, use this quote as inspiration to show how your generation can create a bridge to peace for the future.

One winner will be selected and will receive:

  • A $500.00 college scholarship
  • The Passing the Torch award from Governor Mike Pence
  • An invitation as a special guest to the 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Celebration on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Indiana Statehouse

Click here for more information or to download a copy of the entry form.

If you have any further questions about the contest please call Christine Meyer, Deputy Director, External Affairs, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, at (317) 232-2651, or by e-mail at: