BE OURS in 2023


Worcester Historical Museum’s 45th Annual “Be Our Valentine” Contest

Original valentines created in 2023 by students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 or the equivalent who (a) attend Worcester schools, (b) are the children of members of Worcester Historical Museum, or (c) are holders of an active Worcester Public Library card.

See the 2023 WINNERS chosen from 1,005 entries from 23 Worcester schools.

» View or Download the 2023 contest flyer.

» View or Download a Powerpoint history of the Worcester valentine industry, along with more information about “Be Our Valentine” for personal or classroom use. (PDF version)

See the 2022 winners!

» View 2022 “Be Ours” Contest Winners (PDF)

2020 winners!

» View 2020 “Be Ours” Contest Winners (PDF)

2019 winners!

» View 2019 “Be Ours” Contest Winners (PDF)

2018 Winners

» View 2018 “Be Ours” Contest Winners (PDF)

2017 Winners

» View 2017 “Be Ours” Contest Winners (PDF)


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Salisbury Mansion
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