Join us for the 9th annual Nantucket Atheneum Peeps Diorama Contest.

Choose your favorite book or literary character and then create a diorama inside a shoe box where Easter Peeps portray the characters in a book!

We are looking for entries is five categories: Nantucket-Themed, Children, Teens, Families and Adults.


Contest Dates

April 6 – 8 Drop off your completed diorama to the Atheneum during regular library hours.

April 9 – 20 Come in and vote for your favorite diorama in four categories.

April 20  Winners announced.

April 20 – 25 Peep dioramas on display.

Contest Rules

  • Each diorama must be based on a book or literary theme.
  • All characters must be portrayed by Peeps
  • Make the diorama using a standard shoebox sized box.
  • Contest open to all ages. There are separate prize categories for children, teens, adults and families.
  • Please limit the use of food items (other than Peeps) in your diorama.
  • Limited to one entry per person.
  • All entries must be submitted with an entry form.
  • All entries must be in good taste – the Atheneum reserves the right to omit any entries it feels are not appropriate for public viewing.

Need inspiration?

Or, Visit our Facebook photo gallery Peep entries

Or search Google images using “Peep Diorama” as your search term