AHM Photo Contest Poster
Rules and Registration Photo Contest – AHM

Are YOU the Next Photographer of Anthracite?

Sponsored by the Anthracite Heritage Museum

Submit an original photograph of anything Anthracite related, past or present, and be eligible to win great prizes such as, a gift certificate to the Anthracite Heritage Museum and inclusion into Anthracite Heritage Museum’s new exhibit. Appropriate selfies accepted. There is a $5 entry fee for each photograph submitted.  Special rates for HS school groups.  Call for details.

  • photographs must be originals and participants must have ownership of photograph
  • an individual can submit as many photographs as they want ($5 fee for each photo submitted)

To participate, submit an 8×10 printed copy as well as a digital file of their photograph and signed registration form and entry fee.

  • photographs cannot be manipulated in any way and must be submitted in original form (Minor cropping, brightness, and contrast permitted)
  • photographs submitted will become property of Anthracite Heritage Museum, giving them the ability to reproduce or publish in any form

All photographs that meet the criteria will be included in the Anthracite Heritage Museum’s new exhibit “Anthracite Photographers and Photographers of Anthracite” opening Fall 2018.

The winners in each division (under 18 and over 18) will receive a $50 gift certificate to Anthracite Heritage Museum, membership for 1 year, inclusion in the exhibit and a framed copy of their photograph at the close of the exhibit.

Deadline:  November 12, 2018

Participants can mail or drop off their photographs:

Anthracite Photographers: Photographers of Anthracite 
Photo Contest
Anthracite Heritage Museum
22 Bald Mountain Rd.
Scranton, PA 18504

Any questions? Contact: Anthracite Heritage Museum: 570-963-4804, or ahmuseum@verizon.net

Open: Wednesday-Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 12-5 pm

Note:  The AHM is not asking for photographers to sign over copyrights to the museum.  However, by submitting images, the artist gives consent to the Anthracite Heritage Museum to reproduce or publish the accepted photographs for the purpose of the promotion of the exhibition and future promotion of the Anthracite Heritage Museum. The Anthracite Heritage Museum will provide a photo credit on museum promotional materials.