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Arts4Peace 2023

Calling artists of all ages, all art forms, from novice to professionals

Join the celebration that brings us together as #OneWorldFamily.

The fourth global World Culture Festival will be celebrated September 29th to October 1st, 2023 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. We are inviting the whole world to participate in the creation of artwork as part of this unique celebration and moment in history.


Share your creative vision and dream for the world, by responding to the question: What Does Peace Look Like?

Your artwork will be featured at the World Culture Festival, on social media platforms, marketing and promotional material, as well as museums and galleries across the US.


Participation is open to all artists, and the artist in all of us! Deadline for submissions is June 15th, 2023. All entries must be submitted electronically. To participate, see below for more information and submission forms, as well as kits for schools and youth orgs.

Alena Mukhina

Alena Mukhina

We are engaging the world in envisioning peace and connecting cultures through the arts.

Learn how to become an Ambassador

How do I begin?

We invite you to create your own art or performance reflecting on the question:

What Does Peace Look Like?

Where will the artwork be shown?

Your work could be selected for a live exhibition during the festival, online posting, gallery, museums, educational conferences and public exhibitions.

How do I submit my work?

Here are the ways: 

  • Adult Artists Submission

  • Youth Group Submissions

  • Youth Individual Submissions

  • Group Collaboration Invitation

For submission details and to fill out our entry form, visit our Arts Submission Page and submit your entry form by June 15, 2023.

Art Class

Are you a student or teacher?

Schools will be eligible for a unique opportunity to collaborate with professional artists creating installations and multimedia projects that will be featured during the event.

Need some inspiration?

View our Inspiration Decks below for tips and ideas.




Ready to show the World what Peace looks like?

Other ways to Support

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There are many ways to say Yes! You can submit to the event, you can attend the event, and you can donate to the event. Please consider a generous financial contribution to The World Cultural Festival today.

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We are looking to engage artists from around the world to submit art for this amazing event. The Arts4Peace Campaign will be an incredible opportunity for individuals across the US to participate in creating artwork that will be featured at the 2023 World Culture Festival.

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