Past, Present, Future


Submission Deadline Extended!
Submit by October 11



Past, Present, Future: Recognize the past, live in the present, and prepare for the future. Through this exhibition we are giving students a platform to explore the past, present, and future through their art work. This will give students a chance to share their memories, histories, emotions, hopes, aspirations, and predictions for their generation.


Submission deadline – September 27 NOW October 11!

Selected artwork drop-off deadline – October 21

Exhibition opening and reception – October 24

Exhibition on view – October 24 through December 6

Artwork pick-up window – December 9 through December 23


The Youth Council will select up to 40 works of art to be included into the exhibition. Those selected will have a two-week window to deliver their work to the Museum. Works must be ready to hang. Students are responsible for mounting and arranging delivery and pick-up of art work.* Expert judges will select the first, second, and third place winners. Everyone attending the reception will get to vote on the “People’s Choice” winner.

*The Youth Council will be happy to help with mounting. Email us to let us know how we can help.


To be considered, artwork must meet the following requirements:

  • 2D works must be no larger than 16×20
  • 3D works mounted and no larger than 16x20x4 and weigh less than 5lbs.
  • Must be original works of art and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws
  • Artists can submit multiple works but only one work per artist will be allowed into the exhibition
  • Artwork should not contain profane or obscene words or images that the general public would find objectionable or would offend religious, cultural, gender or racial group



The works submitted will be judged based on:

  • Quality, craftsmanship, and execution
  • Mastery of style and medium
  • Application of theme
  • Originality of concept and execution
  • Depth and execution of concept
  • Artist statement
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