Arbor Day Art Contest


The Arbor DayArt Contest is a traditional part of Edmond’s Arbor Week Celebration, in whichEdmond fifth-grade students create artwork surrounding their interpretation of the them "Trees In Our Town". In 2011, the Arbor Day Art Show was established to showcase multipleworks from each school, displaying varying interpretations of trees by Edmond’s youth, now taking place at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum. Not only does the Arbor Day ArtContest serve as a fun annual event, but it also opens up dialogue and consideration about the vast benefits of trees among the future caretakers of the Edmond environment.
2014 First Place

2017 Arbor Day Art Contest

Edmond Arbor Day Art Contest entries are open to fifth graders from public, private and home schools. Schools within Edmond City Limits or the boundaries of Edmond Public Schools are eligible to participate.

View the Arbor Day Art Contest Rules

Register your School for the Arbor Day Art Contest

Download the Arbor Day Art Contest Entry Form - to be submitted with each work that is delivered to the City of Edmond.

Introductory Curriculum

Urban Forestry asks that teachers utilize at least one of the educational topics and activities to introduce their students to the contest. Please see the options below:

Tree Benefits
Trees and Energy Conservation
Tree Diversity
Tree Identification

Important Dates

2/7/17 at noon - Entry Deadline
3/11/17 - Arbor Day Art Show opens at Edmond Historical Society and Museum
3/27/17 - Recognition of 1st-3rd place Best of Show Awards at City Council meeting
4/29/17 - Last day of Arbor Day Art Show exhibit