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2nd Annual National Nordic Museum Store Design Contest

July 1 - August 15

Announcing the National Nordic Museum’s 2nd annual design contest! This year’s theme is “Visions of a Nordic winter.” Submissions should be of your original design showcasing a wintry scene that speaks to Nordic culture and heritage.

Winning designs will be highlighted in a box set of exclusive holiday greeting cards sold in the Museum Store. Winning designs will receive a Museum Membership, special products from the Museum Store, and artist recognition. Sales of these cards will directly support the National Nordic Museum.

Submission period: Thursday, July 1 – Sunday, August 15
Voting period: Sunday, August 15 – Sunday, August 29

Adult category (13+):  3 winning designs
Youth category (7 – 13, parent waiver required): 1 winning design


  1. Submit an original design depicting a wintry Nordic scene!
  2. Designs must be submitted between July 1st, 2021 and August 15th, 2021. Designs submitted outside of this date range will not be considered.
  3. Full color designs are encouraged.
  4. Design rules:
    • Vertical Orientation
    • Must fit a 5×7-inch greeting card
    • Cannot include National Nordic Museum branding, logo, or images.
    • Art that does not follow contest guidelines will be automatically disqualified.
  5. Complete this registration form.
  6. Attach design within the registration form. File must be 300dpi at actual size. Submit your design digitally in one of the following formats: PDF, EPS, or any Adobe product.
  7. You must complete all required information on the registration form to be considered.
  8. Please note: winning designs become property of National Nordic Museum
  9. By submitting artwork and registering you agree to these terms and conditions

Selection and Prizes:

Ten (10) finalists will be selected by a National Nordic Museum art committee; and four (4) winners will be selected by public vote. Finalists and winners will be notified by the Museum. Each winner will receive a gift pack from the National Nordic Museum including a Museum Membership, special products from the Museum Store, and artist recognition on their cards.

We look forward to seeing your designs!


July 1
August 15


National Nordic Museum
(206) 789-5707
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