Check Out These Hilarious Museum Challenge Submissions!

To be honest, when we put out our Museum Challenge on Facebook, we weren’t sure what we would get. Would anyone participate? Would people be able to dig up photos quickly enough? Well, with 80 amazing submissions, those worries were put to rest. Here are 5 honorable mentions and the big winner!

Honorable Mentions


Lindsey Jenkins Gerow : with Matisse’s The Dance at the MoMA

Lindsey Jenkins Gerow

Courtney White Prugh: at one of the oldest “museums,” the petroglyphs at Mesa Verde National Park

Courtney White Prugh

Lora Matthey-Hicks: recreating a painting at the Getty

Lora Matthey-Hicks


Laura Flagg: striking a post outside of the Louvre

Laura Flagg


Lisa Wallen: interacting with a piece to the Art Institute of Chicago

Lisa Wallen

…and the big winner!


Anna Halliwell Boyd: Rodin’s Single Ladies!

Anna Halliwell Boyd

Thanks to everyone that entered. What fun!

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Amanda Heyn

Amanda is the Senior Editor at AOE. She has a background in teaching elementary art and enjoys working to bring the best ideas from the world of art ed to the magazine each day.