The Arts in Education Spring Exhibit promotes local school art programs. This is an exhibit and competition to promote area art programs in the schools at the Junior and Senior High School level. Teachers use this opportunity to have the students not only enter the show but to help hang the artwork for the experience.
Dates: April or May of each year. The show lasts 1 week
Venue: Madden Arts Center, 3rd floor art gallery, Decatur, IL
Deadline for entering: 1 week prior to the show
Mediums accepted: all art forms of visual fine art and fine craft are accepted.
Partners: Ameren IP, Decatur Area Arts Council, IL Arts Council Agency.
ARTS IN EDUCATION
March 31 through April 7, 2017
Madden Arts Center, 3rd floor Gallery (hrs. M-F 8:30 – 4:30 and Sat. 10-2)
Closing Reception held on First Friday, April 7. People’s Choice Award presented when show comes down. Vote during the week and on First Friday.
Exhibition of artwork from area junior and senior high schools
Entry Deadline: March, 2017
Installation: Thursday, March 30. You may finish up Friday, March 31 if needed. Please plan on being done by 5 each day.
This program is for junior high and senior high school students to promote area school art programs. Fee is $30 for up to 30 pieces per school. Provided is 8ft x 8ft. cardboard on which to mount the artwork. A table is provided with tablecloth for 3D pieces and any literature. School should provide signage and any other decorative items they wish to use in their display of artwork. Ribbons will be awarded in 7 categories: computer/photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics/crafts, mixed media, and miscellaneous.