Sun, May 02 | Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Senior Scholarship Exhibition

The Education Department of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA) is pleased to again offer the annual Walter Anderson Museum of Art Scholarships to graduating high school seniors, made possible by the Walter Anderson Museum of Art Scholarship Fund created by Linda Rosetti.

Time & Location

May 02, 2:00 PM
Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, USA

About The Event

WAMA calls for highschool students to submit high-quality digital images of 2-D and 3-D artwork. Work will be on view for the public at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art. Reception will be held for students and their families. Works will be judged and those selected will receive a scholarship for their future education needs, made possible through the Walter Anderson Museum of Art Scholarship Fund created by Linda Rosetti. 

Special Dates and Guidelines 

April 23, 2021 Applications Due (For application click here)

May 2, 2021 Senior Show-Scholarship reception at 2 PM

Please be advised of the following entry guidelines. Failure to adhere to the requirements listed below will serve as grounds for disqualification. If there are any questions or further explanation needed, please contact Tony DiFatta by email: educate@walterandersonmuseum.org.

• Entries must be original artwork created solely by the student.

• Entries must have been created within the past year.

• Entries may be in any medium no larger than 4'x4' (3D 4'x4'x4') and must be ready to hang or display upon arrive to WAMA

• All entries should be accompanied by a 1 page, double spaced, and typed statement regarding the piece and its relevance to Walter Anderson’s legacy. To read more about Walter Anderson, click here, here, or here.

• A panel of judges, to include museum administrators, local artists, and community members will be appointed.

• A first and second place will be presented.

• Award amounts are $1,000 for first place and $500 for second place.

*WAMA reserves the right to refuse any entries that do not meet the specifications as outlined above and/or are deemed inappropriate and unacceptable, in accordance with the general philosophy and tenets of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art. 

Cost: Free to the public. 

To make a donation to support our work, click here.

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The Museum and its programs are supported in part by the City of Ocean Springs and Jackson County. Support is also provided in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Hours:

Monday - Saturday: 11AM-5PM 

Sunday: 1-5PM

Holiday closings: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Adults: $10

AAA / Military / Seniors / Students (with ID): $8

Children (5-15): $5

Free for members; free ages 5 and under; free to shop

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510 Washington Avenue,
Ocean Springs, MS, 39564
228-872-3164

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Artwork reproduction courtesy of the Family of Walter Anderson.