We Heart Worms Art Contest: Submissions Due March 1st!

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We Heart Worms Art Contest: Submissions Due March 1st!

Monday, March 1

We Heart Worms Art Contest

Submissions Due March 1st!

This Valentine season we want to show some love to worms with our “We Heart Worms Art Contest.”

Who is Eligible?

Students between grades PreK – 12th-grade

Students can submit multiple submissions. Submit HERE.

Art Categories:

  1. Worm at Work Images: any images or photos pertaining to worms working to decompose food waste
  2. Mixed Media: any artwork inspired by worms. Entries in this category can be drawings, paintings, collages, music, sculpture, costumes, etc. Remember they can only be viewed online.
  3. Multimedia: for example, any YouTube movies [2-minute maximum length], including skits, songs, TikToks, memes, dance challenges will be welcomed.
  4. Humorous: any type of visual or written worm humor is appreciated
  5. Virtual Worm: 2020 and 2021 have been uniquely virtual. School, shows, events, even contests are all virtual as folks continue their best to quarantine. This category can feature worms in 2021: worm zoom meetings, worms social distancing, worms fighting coronavirus, etc. Be creative!

Awards and Prizes: 

  • All participants will be featured on the QBG Compost Webpage
  • All participants will get a special I Heart Worm Certificate in the mail

Winners of the I Heart Worm Art Contest:

  • Art will be featured on the QBG website and social media
  • Get free entrance passes to QBG for family
  • An “I Heart Worm” surprise gift delivered to your home


Monday, March 1
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Queens Botanical Garden


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