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Fan Art Contest Rules 




Attention, Winchester Mystery House fans -  this is your chance to summon your artistic spirits. Submit your original artwork inspired by Sarah Winchester and her bizarrely beautiful home. One lucky winner will receive a Winchester Mystery House® Prize Pack consisting of a Winchester Mystery House® T-shirt, Centennial Souvenir Book and $400 Visa Gift Card (subject to terms and conditions provided therewith).  If that weren’t enough, the winners artwork will be displayed at the house during the month of October 2022.

We can’t wait to see your art. Good luck!


  • Entrants must submit an original piece of artwork inspired by The Winchester Mystery House or Sarah Winchester.  Accepted mediums include painting, watercolor, printmaking, mixed media, digital, encaustic, fiber, drawing and photography.
  • How to Enter:  Upload to Your Social: Enter by accessing your feed on one of the participating Social Media Platforms: IG, TW, or FB and Upload a photo of artwork with Hashtag: #WMHFanArtContest
  • All work must weigh less than 20 lbs and measure no larger than 60". Winners will be required to ship their Artwork to WMH, at WMH’s direction and cost. Artwork must be shipped exhibition ready, complete with hanging wire. 
  • Collaboration is not permissible, artwork comprising the entry must be completed by the artist himself or herself without assistance from anyone else.


Judges will select 13 winners to receive the prizes and have their artwork displayed at the house during the 2022 Halloween Season. There will be a total of 13 Grand Prize Winners. Each will receive: 

  • Grand Prize: One (1) winner will receive a Winchester Mystery House(R) Prize Pack consisting of a WMH T-shirt and WMH Centennial Souvenir Book, and a $400 Visa Gift Card. ARV $455
  • First Prizes: Twelve (12) winners will receive a WMH Prize Pack consisting of a WMH T-shirt and $50 Visa Gift Card. - ARV $85 
  • All Prize winners will have the opportunity to have their Artwork displayed at WMH between October 1 - October 31, 2022
  • The gallery of the winning artwork may also be featured on the homepage of between October 1 and October 31.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. 21+ US/DC Only. Ends 7/31/22. Sponsor: Winchester Mystery House®, LLC. See Official Rules at