Art Contest

The Southern Museum of Flight

is hosting an exhibition in honor of the Alabama 200, entitled “Alabama’s Aviation History. This traveling exhibition showcases Alabama’s long and significant history in aviation, aeronautics and aerospace innovation and achievement. Its earliest beginnings predate the famous Wright Brothers’ first civilian flying school, established in Montgomery in 1910, and its history embraces both world wars, as well as a pivotal ongoing role in space research and exploration.

Alabama Aviation History Traveling Exhibit

In partnership with the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) and in conjunction with the Alabama 200, the Southern Museum of Flight is encouraging  Birmingham area schools K-12 students to create a piece of art  honoring Alabama's longstanding impact on the history of flight.
 

Student Art Contest: Deadline April 6th

 
  • Theme of works: Pioneers and early heroes, The Great War and the Golden Age, Race for Space and Beyond
  • Size: No larger than 30” x 36”; may be done on poster board or canvas
  • Use no more than three or four colors in the work; outline in black
  • Media: colored pencils, paint, pen and ink
  • Entry form: A copy of the entry form must be attached to the back of the art work.
  •   Student artwork will be included in an exhibition which will open on April 10th and run through May 5th . Artwork may be picked up on May 5th.   For more information, please contact the Southern Museum of Flight’s Education Department at (205) 833-8226 or email Melissa.Morgan@birminghamal.gov
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Alabama’s Aviation History

Special Exhibition and Art Contest Program

The Southern Museum of Flight is hosting an exhibition in honor of the Alabama 200, entitled “Alabama’s Aviation History. This travelling exhibition showcases Alabama’s long and significant history in aviation, aeronautics and aerospace innovation and achievement. Its earliest beginnings predate the famous Wright Brothers’ first civilian flying school, established in Montgomery in 1910, and its history embraces both world wars, as well as a pivotal ongoing role in space research and exploration.

Alabama Aviation History Traveling Exhibit

In partnership with the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) and in conjunction with the Alabama 200, the Southern Museum of Flight is encouraging Birmingham area schools K-12 students to create a piece of art  honoring Alabama's longstanding impact on the history of flight. Artwork themes include Alabama’s impact on:

  1. Pioneers and early heroes

  2. The Great War and the Golden Age

  3. Race for Space and Beyond


To enter your artwork in the contest, follow these three easy steps:

    1. Fill out the entry form below.

    2. Follow the guidelines listed on this entry form.

    3. Bring artwork to: The Southern Museum of Flight, 4343 73rd Street N., Birmingham AL, 35206


ARTWORK MUST BE DROPPED OFF BY FRIDAY, April 6th, 2018

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Alabama's Aviation History Student Art Contest

  1. Art Exhibition will run from April 10 - May 5, 2018.

  2. Participants must be enrolled in a school within Birmingham area schools.

  3. Participants may either fill out this form or obtain the Alabama Aviation History Art Contest entry form by visiting our website at www.SouthernMuseumofFlight.org and clicking on the contest link.

  4. Participants must create individual projects. No group entries allowed.

  5. Student must provide their name, teacher’s name, school, county and grade on the backside bottom right corner of the artwork so that it may be identified.

  6. The format of the art must include paper size no larger than 30” x 36.” Artwork may be vertical or landscape. Free art format should be 2D. NO 3D items or sculpture of any kind, NO computer generated images including graphic design and NO photography.

  7. The completed entry form and art must be attached (by tape or paperclip) with name, phone number, teacher, grade and school. Contact info should also be included on the back of the artwork when submitted.

  8. Entries must be brought to the Southern Museum of Flight by April 6th, 2018.

  9. Entries will be judged on art quality, theme, creativity and originality.

  10. Limit one entry per student. Students MUST enter original artwork created specifically for this contest.

  11. Student or teacher may mat, mount or shrink wrap artwork, but it is not required. Shrink wrap is recommended if artwork contains a messy medium.

  12. The three categories of this competition are as follows: K-3rd, 4th - 7th and 8th - 12th. A total of nine finalists (the top three finalists from each category) will be selected from all eligible entries received and finalists will be notified by telephone. Finalists are invited to a reception at the museum on May 5th, 2018. The winners will be announced at the reception and will be awarded 1st through 3rd place for each category (with a total of 9 winners).

  13. Winning entries/students will be featured on our website. The artwork will be displayed at the Southern Museum of Flight through May 5th, 2018. The Southern Museum of Flight and any employees, judges, volunteers or additional sponsors are not responsible for late, stolen or misdirected entries. All artwork may be picked up from the museum on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 between 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  14. By submitting this entry, contestant grants the Southern Museum of Flight the unconditional right to use their name, photograph and artwork in connection with any article, publicity or press releases without compensation. The prizes must be accepted as awarded and are non-transferable. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute prizes for one of equal or greater value. By entering, contestant agrees to contest rules. All judges’ decisions are final. No employees or immediate family members of the Southern Museum of Flight are eligible to participate.

  15. The Southern Museum of Flight will not be held responsible for any claims, damages, liabilities, demands, obligations, costs, expenses or other losses for actual or alleged personal injuries or property damage arising from this promotion.

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