STUDENT ART OPPORTUNITIES

We have many opportunities throughout the school year for students to showcase their artwork at the Museum!  

Our two annual events are the Student Art Exhibition in the Spring and our SpaceXplore rocket design competition on Astronomy day in April.

Other opportunities come up throughout the year, so please keep in touch to see what other exciting shows or contests are available.  

Current Opportunities

2020 STUDENT ART EXHIBITION: TINY ART

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

 

The Museum of the Southwest’s 2020 On the Rise: Student Art Exhibition will focus on the theme “Tiny Art: Miniature Works with Big Ideas.”  Students are encouraged to create high-quality works in small scale in any medium.  All works of art must be between 4”x4” and 9”x12”.

 

Students may submit individual works of art or can work together to create a larger work out of their individual pieces.  The sky is the limit with your tiny work of art! 

 

Entries are due in February 2020. Please click here for a copy of the entry form.

ASTRONOMY DAY ROCKET DESIGN COMPETITION

Entries due by March 11, 2020. Celebrate Astronomy Day on March 13, 2020 at the Museum of the Southwest and build your own model spacecraft! Do you dream of exploring outer space?  Do you have a great idea for a spacecraft?  Design your own spacecraft, test out some of its features, have your work on display at the Museum, and enter to win a special award at Astronomy Day on March 13, 2020.

For more information, please download our Spacecraft Design Competition packet here.

Coming Soon

HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD

Entries accepted starting FALL 2020. 

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