Sense Summer: EYES

Sense Summer at VisArt

Join us for an exciting art competition and workshop series for kids aged 4-18!

Program Overview:

This summer, VisArt invites young artists to explore their creativity through our “Sense Summer” art competition. Participants will have the chance to win amazing prizes in one of three age groups: 4-8 years, 9-13 years, and 14-18 years. The competition will span three months—June, July, and August—each focusing on a different sense.

Monthly Themes:

  • June: The Sense of Touch
    • Theme: Hands or feet
    • Workshop: June 8th, 10am – 12pm
    • Submission Dates: June 1st – June 15th
  • July: The Sense of Sight
    • Theme: Eyes
    • Workshop: July 6th, 10am – 12pm
    • Submission Dates: July 1st – July 15th
  • August: The Sense of Sound
    • Theme: Ears
    • Workshop: August 3rd, 10am – 12pm
    • Submission Dates: August 1st – August 15th


Each month, VisArt will host a workshop where kids can receive guidance, inspiration, and all the supplies needed to create their artwork. These workshops are open to children and their caregivers, providing a collaborative environment for creativity.

Competition Details:

  • Medium: Art can be of any medium. If one-dimensional, it should be 8″ x 10″ in size.
  • Submission Locations: Art can be created at the workshop or dropped off at VisArt Video.
  • Age Groups: 4-8 years, 9-13 years, and 14-18 years.
  • Prizes: Amazing prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners in each age group. Winners will be announced on the first day of the following month.

How to Enter:

  1. Attend the Workshops: Join us for creative fun and get inspired!
  2. Create Your Art: Focus on the monthly theme and express what each sense means to you.
  3. Submit Your Art: Drop off your artwork at VisArt Video between the 1st and 15th of each month.

Special Opportunity:

Children are encouraged to donate their artwork for an end-of-summer auction to benefit VisArt, a 501(c)(3) organization. Proceeds from the auction will support creative arts and education initiatives, helping to foster a love for the arts in our community.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to showcase your artistic talents, win great prizes, and support a wonderful cause! We can’t wait to see your amazing creations at Sense Summer!

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Jul 06 2024


10:00 am - 12:00 pm


VisArt Video
3104 Eastway Dr, Charlotte, NC 28205


VisArt Video
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