The Water We Want 2022 – Call for contributions!

The Global Network of Water Museums, in collaboration with the Living Waters Museum (India), is pleased to announce the third edition of the contest The Water We Want

THE CONTEST

The Youth Prize Contest The Water We Want (TWWW) is aimed at exploring our multifaceted water legacies (both natural and cultural, tangible and intangible) from the perspective of young people to build a more sustainable future.

With this competition, running from November 2021 to May 2022, the Global Network of Water Museums (WAMU-NET) wishes to strengthen water sustainability education and water awareness efforts engaging the youth as storytellers and narrators of our liquid futures.

THE PARTICIPANTS

The contest is addressed to schools, learning institutions (both formal and informal) and civil society organizations worldwide, and is limited to two age categories:

1. Students 6-12 year-old (primary education)
2. Students 13-18 year-old (secondary education)

THE TOPIC

All submitted artworks must focus on freshwaters (excluding salt waters and oceans) and issues related to biodiversity, climate change, and water legacies (both natural and cultural, tangible and intangible heritages).

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Any school or teacher interested to participate must:

– Contact any water museum affiliated to the Global Network (WAMU-NET)
– Involve students in educational activities focusing on water-related issues; (only fresh waters) and SDGs with the production of original drawings, pictures, and other media;
– Send the artworks by the 22nd of April 2022 through any water museum affiliated to WAMU-NET.

Download here the CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Download here the REGISTRATION FORM

Download here the POSTER

For more information contact any water museum/institution affiliated to WAMU-NET (https://www.watermuseums.net/network/), or write to: thewaterwewant@watermuseums.net