A student art competition for Louisville Metro students to showcase their talents and celebrate the Kentucky Derby experience!


Presented byWinStar Farm


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Join our 2019-2020 Horsing Around With Art juried competition & have your students show us their perspective of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports®. Any teacher or school representative is eligible to enter students’ artwork. 

Horsing Around With Art (HAWA) is open to Louisville Metro public, private or parochial students in grades 1-12.  Exhibition will be on display from January 20 - March 15 & the Awards Ceremony will be held on the evening of February 18, 2020 at the Kentucky Derby Museum.


NEW this year!

Jockey's Award:
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Diane Crump’s historic ride in 1970 as the first female jockey to compete in the Kentucky Derby, we have created the Jockey’s Award for artwork that best “renders the excitement of the Kentucky Derby from the jockey’s viewpoint pre, mid or post-race” for our 2019-20 HAWA exhibition. Prize includes $200 to the winning art department.  Will count as 1 of 5 entries per division.


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