The ‘My Kerry Biosphere’ primary art calendar competition has just launched as part of the ‘Our Planet, Your Biosphere’ events series, with support from Creative Ireland Kerry, and South Kerry Development Partnership. The theme for this year’s calendar is ‘Birds of the Kerry Biosphere’.

Schools from all over Kerry are invited to take part. An online art workshop will be held on March 15th at 10am with author and illustrator Katie O' Donoghue.

Calendar Art Competition Details:

Entry in to the competition is simple, students are asked to create a piece of art work on A4 paper showcasing one of the Bird species that can be found in the Kerry Biosphere Reserve.

The competition is open to 1st – 6th class students from all schools in Kerry, entries will be selected from four categories. 1st-3rd class individual entries, 4th -6th class individual entries, 1st -3rd class group entries, 4th -6th class group entries. (groups of any size are allowed)

All entries must be submitted on A4 paper, landscape orientation. Closing date for entries in the 11th of April 2022.
Entries must be submitted by post to the ‘My Kerry Biosphere’ Calendar competition, Kerry Biosphere Reserve, Reeks EIP project office, The Old Barracks, Beaufort, County Kerry.

Please include the students name, class and school name on each entry. Please include contact details for the class teacher and school with each submission (Submission form here).

All art works selected will receive a copy of the calendar and the class will receive an education pack from the Kerry UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.


Online Art Workshop Details:

Join artist and Children's author Katie O' Donoghue for a workshop on drawing some of the Birds of the Kerry Biosphere on MArch 15th from 10am to 11am.

The workshop is being held via zoom. It is free to attend but registration is required.

Register Here

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