BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center is gearing up for its sixth annual LEGO Contest & Exhibit, which will take place Oct. 25 through 27.
This year's event, open to LEGO enthusiasts of all ages, is sponsored by Brattleboro Ford Subaru, G.S. Precision, Inc., and Don Robinson, Builder.
Prizes will be awarded based on creativity and craftsmanship in seven age groups. There will also be overall prizes for Best in Show, Best Architectural Design, Best Use of Moving Parts, Best Title, Best Diorama, and Best Space-Themed Creation.
New this year, the school with the most submissions will receive $200 in art supplies.
Every contestant will receive a personalized certificate of participation and four complimentary admission passes to BMAC.
Complete contest guidelines and entry forms are available at www.brattleboromuseum.org or by calling 802-257-0124, ext. 101.
Contest entries must be delivered to the museum on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The opening reception and awards ceremony will take place Friday, Oct. 25, at 5 p.m., with all entries remaining on display at the museum on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission to the Awards Ceremony is $4 for adults and teens, $3 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for children 5 and under. Admission to the museum on Saturday and Sunday, October 27, while LEGO entries are on display, is $8 adults, $6 seniors, $4 students, free for contestants, BMAC members, and children 5 and under.