The Twenty Second Annual Western Kansas Scholastic Art (WKSA) Competition and Exhibition is on view from January 24, 2016 through Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the Stauth Memorial Museum of Montezuma, Kansas.
This exhibition will include almost 250 art works of all kinds; photography, sculpture, metals, glass, drawings, paintings, ceramics, graphics and much more. 5 American Vision were awarded for best of show, there are 50 Gold Key and 78 Silver Key winners plus 108 Merit Award winners on display. The exhibition will culminate with an Awards Ceremony/Closing Reception for the winning students Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the Stauth Memorial Museum Community Room. Please come enjoy the award winning art work of these talented young people from Western Kansas.
The WKSA Awards contest is open to students in grades 7-12 from the following 31 counties: Cheyenne, Clark, Decatur, Finney, Ford, Gove, Graham, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Lane, Logan, Meade, Morton, Ness, Norton, Rawlings, Scott, Seward, Sheridan, Sherman, Stanton, Stevens, Thomas, Trego, Wallace, and Wichita.
We are expecting many groups for this exhibit, so please call in advance to schedule groups of 5 or more. Tours/groups welcome by appointment, contact 620-846-2527 for information or to set up a tour. Museum hours: Tue -Sat 9-12 1-4:30, Sun 1:30-4:30. We are closed on Mondays and all major holidays. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted! Check out our website at www.stauthmemorialmuseum.org for information about this and all of the exciting new exhibits coming to the Stauth Memorial Museum!