World Lemur Festival, Call for Entries: Juried Art Exhibition. Submission deadline: October 1, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST

Share Your Artistic Talents

The Lemur Conservation Foundation is pleased to announce its call for entries for the 4th annual World Lemur Festival Juried Art Exhibition. The event is open to all artists 14 and older, with no entry fee. First prize will receive $500 and be named LCF's Artist of the Year!

The exhibition spotlights artists who use their talents to raise awareness for lemurs and lemur conservation, inspiring action to protect these primates and their fragile habitats. Entries will be showcased digitally on our website and social media platforms starting October 25.

Are you passionate about lemurs? Share your talent with us for a chance to be featured in the 2021 digital exhibition. 


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Lemur art collage

Event History

The World Lemur Festival is a series of international events held throughout the world in October, in the weeks surrounding World Lemur Day, to celebrate lemurs and raise awareness for lemur conservation. LCF supports World Lemur Festival activities in Madagascar and the United States.

Need some artistic inspiration? Check out the 2020 art gallery, and let your creativity start to flow.

Dion MBD next to art

Dion MBD, 2nd place (2018)

What makes this contest different?

For the second year in a row, we are running this art contest completely online. You do not need to mail your artwork to participate. This allows us to accept entries from around the world! In 2020, we received submissions from countries including the US, Madagascar, Italy, and France.

The top Grand Prize winner will receive $500 and be named “Lemur Conservation Foundation Artist of the Year.” The runner up will receive $250. The winners will be asked to mail their pieces to be accessioned into LCF’s permanent art collection and be featured in our annual report.


Contest Timeline

Submission Deadline
October 1, 2021
at 5:00 PM EST
Artists Notified
October 8, 2021
Winners Announced
October 25, 2021
Online Exhibition
October 25-29, 2021

Terms & Conditions

By entering LCF’s competition, you agree that you are submitting your own original artwork. Learn more about the contest rules and read all the terms and conditions before you get started.

Artists whose work will be displayed in the digital exhibition will be notified on October 8th and the winners will be announced at the start of the exhibition on October 25th. We look forward to seeing your art!


Lemur Conservation Foundation
PO Box 249
Myakka City, FL 34251

(941) 322-8494

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