Join our 2022-2023 Horsing Around With Art (HAWA) juried competition & have your students show us their perspective of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports®. HAWA is open to Louisville Metro public, private or parochial students in grades 1-12. Any teacher or school representative is eligible to enter students’ artwork. A total of $6,300 is awarded to winning schools' art departments, and the artwork helps students build their college portfolio.



Important Dates

January 19, 2023 - May 12, 2023: Horsing Around With Art: Student Art Competition will be exhibited in the Museum’s Matt Winn Gallery



Registration Information

Online Registration Deadline: Friday, October 28th, 2022


To participate, you must:

  • Submit the following online registration form.
  • Work in a Louisville Metro public, private, or parochial school.
  • Ensure all HAWA Artwork meets contest specifications on rules and regulations checklist (which will be mailed after registration).
  • Deliver all HAWA Artwork at one time to the Kentucky Derby Museum in January and pick up artwork after the exhibition.



Downloadable Materials


The following resources are available for student inspiration:

POWERPOINT: Life on the Backside

PDF: Derby Quotes





Contact Chami Weeratunga, Museum Educator & Program Coordinator
Office: (502) 814-3033 | Email: