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Gallery Talk | Mississippi Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Friday, February 21, 2020

11:30 AM - noon

Begins in The Museum Foyer

Every year, regional 7th-12th graders submit artwork to the Scholastic Art Awards as a hope of achieving an award and recognition of their work. Join us for a casual conversation with Associate Curator of School and Teen Programs Merry Barnes as she welcomes visitors to see the work on view.

About the Scholastic Art Awards: Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. For more than 60 years, the Museum has hosted the art component of the annual Mississippi Regional Competition for students grades 7 through 12 from throughout the state. This year, the Museum is pleased to present all Gold Key- and Silver Key-winning works in the exhibition. This year’s exhibition is on view February 15-March 22, 2020.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Mississippi Regional Competition is generously sponsored by Atmos Energy.

This event is free and open to the public.