The west-end walls of the Regis Center for Art are most often reserved for temporary exhibition space, student experimentation, and classwork displays. Tables and chairs are usually occupied by undergraduates — either rushing to finish assignments or fitting in a few zzz’s before class. The lighting is dim, the halls are drafty, and if it’s critique week, tensions are high. That was simply not the case during the month of February. For 18 glorious days, the walls of Regis were…
Join the Weisman Art Museum for a virtual ceremony in celebration of the annual Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards! Tune in on Saturday, Feburary 27 at 2 p.m. for the virtual ceremony stream on Facebook or YouTube. Download the 2021 award ceremony program (PDF).
View all the award winning artworks on the MSAA online exhibition organized by Department of Art and the Katherine E. Nash Gallery at the University of Minnesota >> https://www.mnscholasticartawards2021.com/
The Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards program (MSAA) is a statewide regional affiliation of the national Scholastic Art Awards program. MSAA offers early recognition of creative teenagers and scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors. The program is organized and administered by the Art Educators of Minnesota.
The presentation of the 2021 MSAA exhibition and awards ceremony demonstrates the high level of achievement by art students in Minnesota, and the exceptional academic resources at the University of Minnesota for the study, practice, presentation, and interpretation of the visual arts. This is the sixth consecutive year the University of Minnesota has hosted the Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards and it’s collaboration with the Art Educators of Minnesota is emblematic of the University’s commitment to furthering the educational and artistic opportunities for young people in Minnesota. To learn more about the awards and sponsors visit the exhibition website.
We invite all students, their families, and educators of award winners to join us in celebrating the exciting and promising work of Minnesota’s young artists. Tune in to learn about the history of the MSAA awards and our regional scholarships. We will hear from Keynote Speakers and the Regional Scholarship Award Winners will be announced