The Timeless Brand Celebrates 57 Years of Creations at The Strong Break Week from April 15-24
BELOIT, Wis. (April 13, 2022) — The highly anticipated Spirograph® National Art Contest comes to an exciting conclusion as artwork submissions by six rising artists have been selected to display at The Strong National Museum of Play on World Art Day! In recognition of their pieces, each artist will also receive an exclusive Spirograph® Retrospective Prize Pack and a $400 Michaels Gift Card to keep creating!
Throughout the month of March, passionate art enthusiasts from across the US submitted their unique creations to the Spirograph® National Art Contest. Today, six awe-inspiring submissions have been chosen to be displayed at The Strong National Museum of Play, during a Spriograph® activation and exhibit running throughout April Break Week (April 15-24). Visitors will have a chance to make their own Spirograph® creation with a communal design experience, on site, and a Spirograph® retrospective that showcases Spirograph® products throughout the ages.
Congratulations to the Spirograph® National Art Contest Winners:
- Abby, Massachusetts, Category 5-7opens IMAGE file
- Myles, Pennsylvania, Category 5-7opens IMAGE file
- Audrey, New York, Category 8-12opens IMAGE file
- Bella, Texas, Category 8-12opens IMAGE file
- Gale, California, Category 13+ opens IMAGE file
- Jules, New York, Category 13+opens IMAGE file
Special honorary mention goes out to @spirographgirl from the UK.
“There’s an artist in everybody, and seeing all of these kids and their families celebrate Spirograph® by showing us how they create and bring joy to their artworks is an incredible gift in itself,” says Wendy Hartling, Director of Activity Toys at PlayMonster. “We hope everyone who has joined us for this event continues to be inspired and show their artist side with the spinning gears of Spirograph!!”
Stay tuned for more Spirograph® reveals for 2022! For more information about PlayMonster, visit www.playmonster.com.
PlayMonster, a leading international toy and game company, believes in the power of play to make a positive difference in people’s lives and strives to keep play alive for all ages by delivering great play value through designing, manufacturing, and marketing innovative and fun toys, games and activities. PlayMonster’s diversified portfolio includes popular brands and products such as “TOTY Game of the Year” Yeti in My Spaghetti®, plus THINGS…®, 5 Second Rule®, Relative Insanity®, Farkle, Five Crowns®, Spirograph®, Colorforms, My Fairy Garden®, Fashion Plates®, Latchkits®, Snap Ships®, Koosh® and the recently acquired Ann Williams Group including Loopdedoo®, Craft-Tastic®, Craft Crush™ and Sticker & Chill™.
About The Strong
The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the United States and one of the leading museums serving families. The Strong houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School and the American Journal of Play. Together, these enable a multifaceted array of research, exhibition and other interpretive and educational activities that serve a diverse audience of adults, families, children, students, teachers, scholars, collectors and others around the globe.
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