• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

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    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Big River Art Contest 2012

The Big River Art Contest allows 4th - 6th grade students to share their experiences with the Mississippi River by creating a piece of art. While the Big River Art Contest is part of educational programs of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area such as Big River Journey and Journey to the Falls, it is open to any 4th - 6th grade student. Get out and explore the Mississippi River and then share your experience with other by creating an art piece.

More information about rules and artwork ideas, and inspiration for teachers and students, can be found on our Big River Art Contest Page.

Grand prize winners of the 2012 Big River Art Contest are displayed first in each category below.

 

Did You Know?

The wide Mississippi River

At Lake Onalaska, near LaCrosse WI, the Mississippi River is about 4 miles wide. The combination of water held behind Lock and Dam #7 and water held by damming the Black River form this broad reach of the Mississippi River.