Black Forest Inn, Minneapolis MN

Upcoming Black Forest Inn Menu Cover Contests 2016-2017

The Black Forest Inn has over 48 years of history with local artists, art students and art lovers. The restaurant is home to many works of art by locally and nationally known artists including Richard Avedon, Chuck Huntington, Michael Lynch, Jack Barkla and Bernie Quick. Now you have a chance to be included among them! The Black Forest Inn holds several menu cover contests each year. The winning artist's work will be used as the cover to the dinner menu. Send your artwork in today!

Submission Guidelines

For all contests:

  • All artwork must be original to the artist.
  • Please submit two 8 ½ x 11 inch copies of the artwork. The winning artist will be required to submit a copy electronically.
  • Please include your name, address, phone number and email address with your submission.
  • Please include your name on the back of each copy of your artwork.
  • Artwork may be in full color.
  • You may send your artwork to:
    The Black Forest Inn Poster Contest
    1 East 26th Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
  • You may also drop off your submission during business hours, which are 9 am to midnight every day.

For the Holiday contest:

  • The words "Black Forest Inn", "2016" and "Holiday" must appear on the artwork.
  • Submissions are due Monday, November 28, 2016

For the Fasching contest:

  • The words "Black Forest Inn", "Fasching"and "2017"must appear on the artwork.
  • Submissions are due Monday, February 20, 2017. (Fasching is the same as Carnival or Mardi Gras)

For the Anniversary contest:

  • The words "Black Forest Inn", "Established May 15, 1965", and "2017"must appear on the artwork.
  • Submissions are due Monday, May 8, 2017 (Anniversary is Monday, May 15, 2017)

For the Spargelfest contest:

  • The words "Black Forest Inn", "Spargelfest", and "2017"must appear on the artwork.
  • Submissions are due May 15, 2017 (Spargel means asparagus in German)

For the Oktoberfest contest:

  • The words "Black Forest Inn", "2017", and "Oktoberfest"must appear on the artwork.
  • Submissions are due Monday, September 25, 2017 (Oktoberfest begins Friday, September 29, 2017)

Terms of the Contests:

We look forward to seeing your artwork!
Good Luck!