Museum of Science and Industry

2016 Juried Art Exhibition Call for Entries

MSI is now accepting submissions for the Juried Art Exhibition, January 18 - February 21, 2016. Hosted at the Museum since 1970, the Juried Art Exhibition is the nation’s longest-running exhibition of African-American art, featuring an eclectic collection of approximately 100 new pieces each year in a dedicated gallery open to guests.

Take Part in This MSI Tradition

Youth artists (between the ages of 14 and 17) and adult artists are encouraged to apply. All entries for the adult and youth categories must be received by 4 p.m. CST on Friday, November 20, 2015.

Youth Category Guidelines and Entry Form
Adult Category Guidelines and Entry Form

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mission statement

  • To inspire African-American children to pursue educational opportunities and careers in the fields of science, technology, medicine and engineering, through programs and events that encourage children and their parents to utilize the Museum of Science and Industry as a resource for exploring and discovering their inventive and creative genius.

Honoring Black Creativity

  • The Black Creativity plaque, crafted in bronze by famed sculptor Preston Jackson, honors the achievements of African Americans in the arts and sciences. On permanent display at MSI.
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