Exhibitions of Student Art
The ArtWorks Gallery is devoted to temporary exhibitions of student art, inspired by work on view elsewhere in the Museum. Throughout the year, the Museum juries and hosts themed shows, and guidelines encourage teachers to develop related lesson plans. Instructions for upcoming exhibitions of student art are included below.
Youth Art Month
March 9 through April 29, 2018
Grades K through 12
Artwork Due: Friday, March 2, 2018
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 5:30 P.M.
In celebration of Youth Art Month, a national event highlighting student art and art education around the United States, the Museum will host an exhibition. Youth Art Month will showcase work by Kindergarten through 12th-grade students around the region, inspired by this year’s theme, Building Community through Art. Teachers may choose to submit pieces that reflect the theme as interpreted by the students.
The Language of Art
May 10 through August 5, 2018
Celebrating the Museum’s fifth year at Wares Ferry Road Elementary School, this exhibition showcases creations made by third and fourth graders who take part in Learning Through Art: Artist in Residence Program. Every participating student will have artwork on display, ranging from lively paintings and collages to original prints and sculptures.
Learning Through Art is funded in part by a grant from the Central Alabama Community Foundation.
Do Good, Make Art
September 25 through November 10, 2018
Grades K through 12
Artwork Due: Friday, September 14, 2018
In connection with the upcoming fall exhibition Views of the South, Food, and Shelter: Photographs from The Do Good Fund, this student exhibition is inspired by the Empty Bowl international project. In an e ort to raise awareness of hunger in our area, students are asked to create their interpretations of food insecurity and the importance of community service.
Student Art Collection
The Museum has purchased artwork from many of the student art exhibitions held in the ArtWorks Gallery, forming a significant student art collection that spans over 25 years of creative expressions by young artists. Work from the student art collection is on view at various times and places and was included in two recent exhibitions in DC hosted by the Department of Education. Click here view our Pinterest gallery.
ArtWorks Gallery student exhibitions are sponsored by Regions Bank and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Junior Executive Board.
Contact Kaci Norman, 334.240.4363 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.