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 unless a grant allows for its extension.
Venue: Madden Arts Center, 3rd floor art gallery, Decatur, IL
Deadline for entering: February 28, 2019 (please contact for late entries)
Mediums accepted: all art forms of visual fine art and fine craft are accepted.
Partners: Amherst F. Hardy Foundation, Decatur Area Arts Council, IL Arts Council Agency, Andreas Foundation, Miller Container
ARTS IN EDUCATION
March 26 through April 5, 2019
Madden Arts Center, 3rd floor Gallery (hrs. M-F 8:30 – 4:30 and Sat. 10-2)
Closing Reception held on First Friday, April 5. 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: February 28, 2019
Installation: Monday, March 25. You will not have access to the room before 1pm. Please plan on being done by 5. If more time is needed, the following day may be used.
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.