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Art Alive 2014

A Living Art Contest

Saturday, June 7, 2014, 12–2 pm

Students from the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart re-create Keith Haring’s Red Hot + Dance, 1984, at Art Alive 2013. Photograph by Tom Loonan.

Gallery Grounds

Bring the family for an afternoon of your favorite art, brought to life!

Contest participants will create living representations of famous works of art using people, props, and even music. Community groups, school groups, organizations, families, and individuals are all encouraged to enter.

Entry Form (PDF)

We invite the entire community to join us on Saturday, June 7, 2014, to see the overwhelming creativity on display, and vote for your favorite tableaux in the People’s Choice Awards. We will also have live music and art activities for the whole family.

Prize Categories

Judges' Awards

  • Best Tableau from the Gallery’s Collection, $300
  • Handyman Award for Best Craftsmanship, $250
  • Off-the-Beaten-Path Award for Most Unusual Entry, $250

People’s Choice Awards

  • Grades K–8, $200
  • Grades 9–12, $200
  • Adults, $200