Indianapolis Museum of Art sponsors nature drawing contest

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Museum of Art is sponsoring an online drawing competition for digital pieces inspired by the institution’s collections and gardens.

First, guests explore the museum’s galleries and one of its nature parks, which include gardens, woods, wetlands and a 35-acre lake. Then they are invited to visit a new studio where they can create their own works of art on computer tables and submit them for exhibition.

Media director Silvia Filippini-Fantoni says the idea was stimulated by the success of a recent exhibition of digital works inspired by Matisse.

Experts will choose winners monthly.

The program runs through April 2015. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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