There is power in expression. There is power in art.

We are speaking truth to power by inviting art activists to express what freedom means to you through various mediums in our Fight For Freedom Art Competition. This competition will lead to our premiere event - Fight For Freedom: an art show and garden party in support of the ACLU of Mississippi - on Monday, September 24, 2018 at the Mississippi Museum of Art in downtown Jackson, MS. 

The deadline for submissions is August 20, 2018. No late entries will be accepted. 

This art-centered event will focus on different interpretations of freedom and the importance of fighting for the rights of all Mississippians, with the goal of bringing together freedom fighters and artists in order to create a better Mississippi.

Download the Judging Criteria and FAQs below. Participants will be divided into age categories: 16-18 years old and 18 & Up. Artists retain full rights and accept full responsibility of their submissions into this competition.

Please submit your entries with application and cover sheet via email to with subject line: Fight for Freedom Art Competition.

Purchase tickets for the Fight For Freedom art show and garden party here.

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