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Boston Bike Week 1998 School Art Contest

Planning is underway for BOSTON BIKE WEEK '98, the City of Boston's third annual celebration of bicycling that will take place the week of May 17 through May 23. Designed to complement National Bike Month festivities throughout the month of May, BOSTON BIKE WEEK '98 will culminate at a fun-filled gathering on City Hall Plaza, Friday, May 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

We invite your students to join in the fun with an art contest that celebrates cycling as a fun, healthy and non-polluting transportation mode. The slogan of this year's festival is BICYCLING TO WORK, TO PLAY, TO SCHOOL, TO HEALTH.


Open to all Elementary Students in Boston Schools

Age Categories:

  1. Kindergarten through Third Grade
  2. Fourth through Sixth Grades

    Poster Size




    Artwork may be mailed or dropped off to:

    c/o Vineet Gupta
    Transportation Dept.
    Boston City Hall, Room 721
    Boston, MA 02201

    Deadline for submission is Friday, May 15th

    Artwork will be displayed at City Hall Plaza!


    Posters will be judged on creativity and message conveyed. One grand prize winner will be chosen from each age category and one student from each grade will be chosen for honorable mention.
    Grand Prizes - Fifty Dollar Savings Bonds (2)
    One for each age category
    Seven Honorable Mention Certificates
    to one student from each grade (K-6)

    If a class mural wins the Grand Prize, the class will be awarded $50 for class use (supplies, ice cream, field trip, etc.).

    Mayor Thomas Menino will be in attendance at the Festival, and we anticipate that he will award the Grand Prizes.

    We hope that your students will participate in this event and join us at City Hall Plaza on May 22 for this educational and fun event. If you have any questions, please call Gretchen Ashton at (617) 288-2447.

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