Visit the Big Springs Gallery to explore the best artwork and writing from local students in a variety of categories and mediums. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards exhibit is on display daily January 31 – April 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Pictured: “Withered” from previous year’s exhibit).
Dating back to 1923, these awards are the nation’s longest-running, most-prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Big Springs Gallery hosts the Southern Nevada Region competition and exhibit.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted 300,000 original works during our 2015 program year across 28 different categories of art and writing.
For additional information about the contest, visit www.artandwriting.org
WHEN: Daily January 31 – April 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Big Springs Gallery in the Origen Museum at Springs Preserve
ADMISSION: This show is free for members or with paid general admission.
The Springs Preserve is open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (except Thanksgiving and Christmas) until Nov. 1st when we start observing fall/winter hours 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. General admission for Nevada residents is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for students, seniors, teachers and military, $4.95 for children ages five to 17, with kids four and under free. General admission also includes access to the Nevada State Museum, open Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission for non-resident adults is $18.95, $17.05 for seniors, students and military, $10.95 for children ages five to 17, with kids four and under free.