MLK Inspired Art & Performance Contest Submissions for the 2023 contest have closed. Winning submissions will be displayed throughout the week of February 6 in Lobby 10! Win up to $200 by submitting an artwork inspired by fairness, justice, or persistence and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The MLK-Inspired Art and Performance Contest will showcase entries during the week of the 2023 MLK Celebration in February. Enter the contest by submitting a visual artwork, piece of performance art, or literary work inspired by the values of MLK. Submission categories are: The past – embodying MLK’s mission. The present – highlighting this year’s theme, upholding the flame for fairness and justice. The future – showing hope through joy. The contest is open to all MIT undergraduate and graduate students, staff, postdocs, and faculty. Previous MLK-Inspired Art & Performance Contests For more information about this program, visit the MLK Scholars website.