Events and Activities

Harlin Museum’s Annual Fiber & Textile Arts Competition Show

This is an annual non-juried competition show open to all fiber arts & textile arts artists; check the calendar for dates. This competition accepts entries of all kinds of textile and fiber art, including but not limited to quilting, knitting, crochet, lacework, embroidery, beadwork, felting, appliqué, handmade apparel, woven pieces, rug-making, etc. Awards are given in both Youth and Adult Divisions; the Carrie A. Warren-Gentry Youth Talent in Textile Arts Memorial Award is awarded to the top winner of the Youth Division. 

 

Harlin Museum’s Annual High School Art Show Competition / Young Artist Showcase

This is a non-juried art competition show open to all high school-age students (including home-schooled students), and also offers an opportunity for younger artists to display artwork in a non-competitive showcase; check the calendar for dates. The focus of this show is to encourage young artists to share their artwork, continue the process of learning and improving artistic techniques, and to experience participation in a competitive gallery show while expanding their minds through the creation of art. 

 

Harlin Museum’s Annual Spring Fine Art Show Competition

This is a non-juried show held in the Spring every year; check the calendar for dates. This show is an open-call show for all skill levels of artists and all forms of art. Categories can include paintings (oils, watercolor, gouache, acrylics, ink and wash, tempera, or encaustic paints), drawings (charcoal, chalk, crayon, pastel, pencil, or pen and ink), digital art (still and/or animated art created using digital technology), printmaking (woodcuts, stencils, block print, scratch art, engraving, etching, and lithography, or screen-printing, foil imaging, or giclee prints), sculpture (bronze, stone, marble, wood, or clay), and mixed medium (a combination of two or more mediums), etc.

 

Harlin Museum’s Annual Photography Show Competition

This is a non-juried show open to all skill levels of photographers and all types of photography; check the calendar for dates. Categories typically include Color Photography, B&W Photography, and Digitally-Altered Photography.

 

Ozark Heritage Show & L.L. Broadfoot Pioneers Of The Ozarks Collection Exhibit

The annual exhibit of the L.L. Broadfoot art collection, a series of charcoal drawings and oil paintings depicting the people, places, and history of the Ozarks published in Broadfoot’s 1944 book, Pioneers of the Ozarks; check the calendar for dates. 

 

Harlin Museum’s Annual Fall Fine Art Show Competition 

Artists from all over the Ozarks region are invited to submit paintings for this juried art show; check the calendar for dates. Prizes include Best of Show and 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention awards in multiple categories* of both youth and adult divisions, plus possible Memorial Awards, Purchase Awards and Artistic Encouragement Awards; People’sChoice Award is voted in by popular public opinion.

*This is a multiple category show open to all forms of 2D and 3D fine art. Categories include paintings (oils, watercolor, gouache, acrylics, ink and wash, tempera, or encaustic paints), drawings (charcoal, chalk, crayon, pastel, pencil, or pen and ink), digital art (still and/or animated art created using digital technology), printmaking (woodcuts, stencils, block print, scratch art, engraving, etching, and lithography, or screen-printing, foil imaging, or giclee prints), sculpture (bronze, stone, marble, wood, or clay), and mixed medium (a combination of two or more mediums), etc.


2022 Special Events & Activities

Discover Your Ozarks Multimedia Art Show (Theme: Ozark Waterways)

This is a non-juried competition show open to all artists and includes all 2D & 3D forms of fine art (including painting, drawing, sculpture, etc ) as well as photography (color, monotone, macro, altered, collage, etc.).  Awards are given for Best of Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place entries in each category of both adult & youth divisions. People’s Choice.is awarded by popular vote.

 

Ozarks Regional Schoolhouse Histories Exhibit