Black Creativity

Juried Art Exhibition

Since 1970, the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) has hosted the Juried Art Exhibition, the nation’s longest-running exhibition of African-American art. The exhibition is part of the Museum’s Black Creativity program, which showcases African-American achievement in a variety of scientific, artistic and technological fields. Each year, the Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition presents more than 100 works of art from emerging and professional African-American artists.

2019 call for entries

MSI is now accepting submissions for 2019 Juried Art Exhibition. Youth artists (age 17 or younger, or in grades 9-12) and adult artists (age 18 or older) are encouraged to apply.

All entries for the adult and youth categories must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on Sunday, November 4, 2018

Guidelines and entry forms

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Juried Art Exhibition 2018 Awards

Adult CategoryYouth Category
First Place – James NelsonFirst Place – Raven Smith
Second Place – Reisha WilliamsSecond Place – Kayla Sullers
Third Place – Terron SorrellsThird Place – Kanyinsola Anifowoshe
Special Jury Recognition –
Austen Brantley
Special Jury Recognition –
Ian Brundige