Straw Sculpting Competition

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 8:00 am until Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 10:00 pm
Categories: Art Exhibits, Ogle County
Straw Sculpting Competition

Straw Sculpting artists from all over

From Aug. 7-23, the historic Mt Morris campus is the location for the 5th annual US National Straw Sculpting Competition. This annual event showcases a variety of giant straw sculptures located around the downtown square.

Modified for the Pandemic


Due to Covid-19 restrictions the annual Straw Fest celebration has been cancelled but the sculptures have been placed for social distance viewing across the historic square and you are invited to visit anytime between the 7th and 23rd and then go online to vote for your favorite.

Did we say National?!

The annual US National Straw Sculpting Competition showcases a variety of giant straw sculptures that are an exciting presentation of fine art in straw. The competition is judged for two awards. Everyone who visits is eligible to go online to the above website and vote for ‘People’s Choice’ and all competing sculptors vote for ‘Artists Choice’

Additional information on all Straw events is available at the link at the top of this page.


Event repeats

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