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Mississippi Museum of Art hosts student art exhibition - Feb. 6 - March 6

Media Contact: Julian Rankin jrankin@msmuseumart.org 601-960-1515

Mississippi Museum of Art hosts student art exhibition

The Scholastic Art Awards of 2016 Mississippi Regional Competition

On view February 6 – March 6, 2016

(Jackson, Miss…) The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) is pleased to recognize winning students from The Scholastic Art Awards of 2016 Mississippi Regional Competition. Award winners will be displayed as part of the Scholastic Art Awards exhibition, on view February 6 through March 6, 2016 at the Museum in The Donna and Jim Barksdale Galleries for Changing Exhibitions. Awarded artists will be recognized during a reception and ceremony on Sunday, March 13 (1 PM college fair; 2 PM ceremony).

Out of more than 1,800 visual art submissions from across the state, 289 selected works of art received Honorable Mention, 121 works received Silver Key, and 160 works received Gold Key. Entries receiving Gold Key awards will be sent to New York City where they will contend in the national competition among 80 other regions.

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Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016 by MMA