• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Art and Essay Contest

The fourth grade Art and Essay Contest celebrates Black History Month while encouraging students' creativity through essay writing and creating original artwork. Based on the annual theme, student work is recognized with an art show and display of essays, plus an awards ceremony. Gift certificates (CBA bookstore), trophies, ribbons, and certificates are provided. The program features free lessons on the park website, classroom visits by VIPs (Volunteers-In-Parks), and connection with communication arts and fine arts curriculum.

2014 4th Grade Art and Essay Contest Teacher Packet

2014 4th Grade Art & Essay Contest Public Service Announcement!

Did You Know?

William's Pond

This spring fed pond is named after Sarah Carver Williams, Moses Carver's niece. Visitors can see the original foundation of Sarah's spring house. This pond is also home to water mammals, reptiles, fish, and birds. Take a stroll along the bank where George once observed the workings of nature.