Words on Canvas

Words on Canvas is a writing competition at the Harn Museum of Art for college students interested in engaging museumgoers by writing poetry or prose inspired by works of art. All currently enrolled students from the University of Florida or Santa Fe College are eligible to submit. Prizes will be awarded for winning submissions.

How to Participate

Choose your Words on Canvas subject from the selection of works that will be on view at the Harn Museum throughout the competition.

Important Dates:

Each Spring, the museum will announce new art objects and deadlines for the competition. Check back in February 2024 for more information.

Writing Tips:

Select ONE work of art below that your submission is based on then post your submission!


Have Questions?

For more information, contact wordsoncanvas@harn.ufl.edu.