Sooper Art Contest 2016–2017

Sooper Art Contest 2016 – 2017

Call for Entries
Teachers and parents are invited to submit their student or child’s artwork to GRAM during Museum hours through April 29, 2017. This 7th annual children’s art contest is inspired by Sooper Yooper: Environmental Defender, a children’s book about the ongoing struggles to protect the Great Lakes, written by Mark Newman and illustrated by the late artist Mark Heckman.

An awards ceremony will be held for winners from each age category on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in GRAM’s Cook Auditorium from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Drop in to GRAMStudio for art making activities from 2:45 pm – 4:45 pm. Entries can be submitted by bringing them to GRAM’s front desk during regular Museum hours. The Wege Foundation makes this program possible through its generous sponsorship.

For contest rules and guidelines, please visit For more information, please contact or 616.831.2927.