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Student Artwork

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.

Current Exhibition

Life in Pictures

September 28 through November 15, 2019

Jacob Lawrence, who is known for his depictions of African American life, created a vast portfolio of works during his lifetime. In addition to depicting the life and work of those around him, Lawrence created a series of historical narratives that will also be on view. Students are invited to submit works of art that reflect the daily life and work that happens around us.

Related Exhibition: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence

Upcoming Exhibitions

Local Landscapes

Artwork Due: Friday, November 15, 2019
Exhibition Dates: November 22, 2019, through January 17, 2020
Eligibility: Kindergarten through College

Celebrate Alabama’s bicentennial one last time by submitting work for this sure-to-be stunning student art exhibition. In connection with the Museum’s larger exhibition, Alabama Landscapes, students are asked to create landscape scenes inspired by the world around them.

Call for Entries [PDF]
Art Submission Form [PDF]
Related Exhibition: Alabama Landscapes

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.

Lead Sponsor

ArtWorks Gallery student exhibitions are sponsored by Regions Bank


Contact Kaci Norman, 334.625.4363 or for more information.