Scholastic Art Awards
Scholastic Art Show
Mint Museum Uptown
The Mid-Carolina Region of the Scholastic Art Awards, showcases art from students in 26 counties in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. It is on view on Level 5 of Mint Museum Uptown. Admission to see the show is free.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards date back to 1923. Over the years, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have grown to become the longest-running, most prestigious program for creative teens in the U.S. and the nation’s largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers. A noteworthy roster of past winners includes Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, and John Updike.