The National Liberty Museum's "Caretoon" contest puts a new spin on an old and respected art form. We invite you to create an original cartoon that expresses your personal ideas about caring and concern for others.
The Theme for 2007 is "ANTI-VIOLENCE." All submissions should reflect this theme.
Entries will be judged in two categories:
-Adults (age 18 or older)
-Students (under age 18)
A $1000 prize will be awarded in each category.
See the 2006 Adult Grand Prize Winner at:
See the 2006 Student Grand Prize Winner at:

Entry Details for the National Liberty Museum’s 2007 CARETOON CONTEST
What is a “Caretoon”:
It is an original cartoon that reflects a positive theme. The theme for 2007 is Anti-Violence.
Who should enter:
The Caretoon Contest is open to anyone interested in participating.
All ages and levels of artistic ability are invited to submit an entry(ies).
Deadline for entries: December 31, 2007
Entries will be judged in two categories: Adults (age 18 or older) and Students (under age 18)
Caretoons will be judged by a panel of professional cartoonists, educators, Museum staff and others.
Entries will be judged on creativity, originality and message. All judges’ decisions are final.
A $1000. prize will be awarded in each of the two categories.
How to create a Caretoon:
A Caretoon must be your original creation.
Caretoons featuring copyrighted or pre-designed clip art or other images are not acceptable.
You can create your Caretoon freehand or electronically.
Caretoons may be created in black & white or in color.
Caretoons must include a graphic; text is optional.
Each Caretoon must be presented on a separate 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper.
Caretoons may be any size provided they fit on an 8.5 x 11 sheet.
How to enter the contest:
There are no entry fees; no purchases of any kind are required.
Print out and complete a Caretoon entry form from http://www.libertymuseum.org/.
There is no limit to the number of Caretoons you may submit.
Print your name on every Caretoon exactly how it appears on your entry form.
If you are submitting your Caretooon(s) via email, attach your entry form and each Caretoon in jpeg format: must be 300 dpi; no larger than 8.5 x 11.
How to submit your entry:
Caretoons may be submitted by mail, in-person, or by email.
Mail to: Caretoon Contest, National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 U.S.A.
In Person: Bring your Caretoon & Entry Form to the Museum. Hours are 10am-5pm, Tuesday –Sunday. The Museum is open 7-days a week during the summer months. You will receive FREE admission if you bring an original Caretoon. Note: Free admission does not apply to guided group tours.
Email: Caretoons@libertymuseum.org
Usage rights:
Caretoons will not be returned to their creator. The Museum reserves the right to display and/or publish any and all Caretoon entries. The creator will be credited for the work wherever his or her Caretoon appears. All entrants receive free membership to the National Liberty Museum and copies of any publication in which their Caretoon appears.

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