• Famous African-American Portrait Contest

    2023 marks the 28th year of St. Louis Public Schools’ “Famous African-Americans Portraits Art Competition” and SLPS is proud to co-host this year’s contest with the National Blues Museum.  The contest is sponsored by The National Blues Museum and donors to the SLPS Foundation.  The participating high school art students have researched the background of a famous African-American Blues musician, created an artistic depiction of the musician, and included a 200-word biography. 


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