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     Theme:  ” Peace ”


This year, our theme is “Peace”.

What does peace look like to you?

Is it what you feel? What you see?

Or what’s happening in the world?

Each of you might have your own interpretation of peace.

Show us your peace!


【Handling of personal information】

・Ownership and copyright of submitted works belong to the organizer.
・Personal information entered on the entry sheet will be used for notification of results, etc., as well as for results announcements on our blog and SNS, publications of our museum, media interviews, etc., such as your name, prefecture of residence, etc. We may disclose your age, etc.

Application Requirements


Schedule of the contest

Applications for the contest are open from April 20th, 2024 to

September 16th, 2024 at 5pm Japan Time. 

Winners will be announced on October 7, 2024.

The award ceremony will take place on November 10th, 2024.

Who may enter

Division 1 : Ages 4 to 10

Division 2 : Ages 11 to 18


・Entries will not be returned.

・Entries larger than A4 (21.0 x 29.7cm) or if required fields on the entry sheet are not filled out will be excluded from the selection process.

・We will contact you regarding the award and send the prize to the contact information you provided. Please be sure to enter valid contact information as any incorrect information will result in the award being canceled or the prize not being delivered.

【Exhibition regulations】

・Within size A4 (21.0 x 29.7 cm). Thickness within 3mm. Limited to flat works.

・Art materials and techniques are free, including watercolors, oil paintings, colored pencils, crayons, collages, and prints.

・Entries must be unpublished works created by the applicant.

・Please indicate the top and bottom on the back of the work. If you are applying online, please upload your work with the top and bottom aligned.

・If you are applying by mail, please print out the entry sheet and attach it to the back of your work.

Application method

Web application

Please apply using the painting contest application form.

Postal application

After filling out the necessary information

on the entry sheet,

Please attach it to the back of your work and send it to the address below.

Address: Nakamura Keith Haring Collection,
10249-7 Kobuchizawa-cho, Hokuto City,
Yamanashi Prefecture

We will wait for the application of everybody.

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