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Sasquatch Revealed Flash Fiction Writing & Illustration Contest
Deadline: July 14, 2018
Whether you are a believer or not, Sasquatch or Bigfoot, has long haunted our imaginations. As part of the Museum’s summer exhibition, Sasquatch Revealed, we invite you to submit a piece of Sasquatch-themed flash-fiction and a related illustration to our creative writing competition.
Flash fiction is a self-contained
story consisting of a beginning, middle and end in
1,000 words or less (or follow the suggested word counts for
each age group).
Illustrations must reference your short story.
Respond to any of the creative writing prompts, or create your own. Enter to be eligible to win several cash prizes and select titles from Sasquatch Books, or their children’s press, Little Bigfoot.
Entries will be featured in the Civic Center Avenue from July 23-28. Winners will be announced at the Saturday afternoon speakers program on July 28 at 3:00 p.m. “Hidden" Animals: An Introduction to the Science of Cryptozoology with author David George Gordon (The Sasquatch Seeker’s Field Manual and 19 other titles).
Please include your
Delivery or mail your entry to the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center by Saturday, July 14, 2018. 401 S. Balsam Street, Moses Lake, WA 98837.
Suggested Ages & Word Counts
4-5 years old (100-200 words – children may dictate their story to an adult)
6-8 years old (200-300 words)
9-12 years old (300-500 words)
Teens (700-1000 words)
Adults (700-1000 words)
by Saturday July 14, 2018
July 23 – 28, 2018
Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.
(prior to speakers program in the Civic Center Auditorium).
Use one of the following writing prompts, or create your own!
What does Sasquatch do for fun?
You followed the gigantic footprints right up to…
You found a tiny bundle of fur in a basket near your campsite…
How would you disguise Sasquatch so he could live at home
Plan a birthday party for your best friend, Sasquatch…
Explain the Sasquatch living in your bedroom closet to your
Reheated: Baked, Mashed or Fried
Show Dates: October 12 - November 9, 2018
One of Washington's most unusual art shows returns in 2018. The Moses Lake Museum & Art Center's quirky annual art show,
Baked, Mashed or Fried
returns for a reboot,
Reheated: Baked, Mashed or Fried.
Create an original "dish" or recreate famous artworks in a spud-theme. Get ready to dig into potato puns and compete to win the coveted "Golden Potato Award," a $500 purchase award sponsored by the
Washington State Potato Commission
Call for Artists and Guidelines
Call for Artists/Guidelines
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Participate & Entry Fee
Friday, September 1, 2018
Notice of Intent
$20 Entry Fee (payable by cash, check or credit card at the museum, or
Delivery Dates for Artwork & Entry Forms
Friday, October 5, 2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Please include an
with your submissions.
Friday, October 12, 2018
Sponsored by the Washington State Potato Commission
Questions about your submission?
Museum Store Gallery
Ever thought of showing your art here at the museum? Consider showing in our museum store gallery. This 12'x12' space is perfect for new artists, small groups or just to show off your latest work. Send a few pictures of your artwork and tell us a little about yourself.
Email entries to Freya Liggett at
Applying for a gallery show at MAC
401 S. Balsam Street
PO Box 1579
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Would you like to exhibit your artwork at the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center?
The MAC schedules Main Gallery shows one year in advance. Shows run for approximately 6-8 weeks.
Please see our gallery guides before filling out your application:
From Studio to Gallery: preparing your gallery application
MAC Gallery Diagram: a guide to the gallery spaces and equipment
MAC Gallery Application
Community Gallery concept
Applications for the Main Gallery and the Museum Store Gallery are reviewed on a rolling basis. The Main Gallery is booked 1-1.5 years in advance. The Museum Store Gallery is booked 3-6 months in advance.
Museum Store Consignment
The MAC Museum Store carries an assortment of artisan and unique gift items. The store is expanded during the annual Holiday Show to incorporate new and returning artisans for the holiday gift season.
Please email images of your work and prices for review to Freya Liggett at
401 S. Balsam | P.O. Box 1579
Moses Lake, WA 98837 | Ph: (509) 764-3701
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