National Galleries of Scotland Art Competition for Schools and Families

The competition which ran for 17 years has evolved into an exciting new opportunity for schools and families, shaped by feedback from teachers, parents and pupils. Your Art World: make and share invites 3-18 year olds to make and share their art with the world and provides the tools for teachers and parents to support creative thinking. Find resources and open-ended challenges to inspire creative play and individual voice. Every 3-18 year old is invited!

The 2020 competition invited families and schools to submit entries on a variety of themes inspired by artworks in the national collection. There were 53 prize winners from across Scotland and additional special prizes from our partners: Scottish Ballet and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

 

 

2020 winners

Huge thanks to everyone who took part. These are just a small selection of all the inspiring, creative, bold, original artworks created by children across Scotland in 2020. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scottish Ballet and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

This year we are working with Scottish Ballet and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. As well as helping select the winning artworks, Scottish Ballet chose some further pieces in celebration of their 2020 Christmas production and the Garden will also select additional artworks in celebration of their 350th anniversary.

Past winners

The art competition has been running for many years. Browse some of the most recent winning entries.

Art Competition for Schools 2019

These are the super-talented young artists who won the National Galleries of Scotland Art Competition for Schools 2019

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Privacy notice

We have published a privacy notice in relation to the Art Competition for Schools. It details what data we collect from participants, what we do with it and how to contact us.

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Your Art World

Your Art World

Your Art World is an online community by and for 3-18 year olds: a place to think, wonder, create and share your art online. Find resources and open-ended challenges to inspire critical thinking, play and individual voice.

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