Hathcock Gallery: Competition Show & Exhibit Information

2020 Show and Exhibit Calendar

January 23rd – February 9th, 2020 Annual Quilting & Textile Arts Competition Show

This is an annual non-juried competition show open to all forms of textile artists. The competition accepts entries of all kinds of textile art, including but not limited to quilting, knitting, crochet, lacework, embroidery, beadwork, felting, appliqué, handmade apparel, rug-making, etc.

To complete your entry form online, click here.

February 13th – March 1st, 2020 High School Art Show Competition/Young Artist Showcase

This is a non-juried competition show open to any student in high school, including home-schooled students.

March Digital Art Show Competition 

This is a non-juried competition show open to all types of digital artists, that is, any artist who utilizes digital technology as part of the creative &/or presentation process of their art. Prizes will be awarded to the Best of Show and 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in each category.  

April Harlin Museum’s Annual Spring Art Show Competition

This is a non-juried competition show open to all artists, held in April every year. Cash awards and ribbons will be given for Best of Show, First Place, Second Place, and Third Place entries. The People’s Choice entry gets a ribbon.

May Annual Photography Show Competition

This is a non-juried competition show open to all photographers, held in May every year. Cash awards and ribbons will be given for the Best of Show and 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place of each category. People’s Choice, which is voted on by the museum’s visitors, will receive a ribbon.

JuneOzark Heritage Show & Broadfoot Collection Exhibit

This exhibit is the one-time-of-the-year that the museum displays its L.L. Broadfoot collection, a series of charcoal drawings and oil paintings depicting the people, places, and history of the Ozarks.

July –  Harlin Museum’s Permanent Art Collection Exhibit

The Harlin Museum puts its’ Permanent Art Collection on display during this month.

August Welcome to the Wilderness: The History of Hunting, Fishing and Trapping in the Pioneer Ozarks

The exhibit, “Welcome to the Wilderness: The History of Hunting, Fishing and Trapping in the Pioneer Ozarks” is on display, featuring the museum’s collection of furs, taxidermied animals, antique tools and hunting devices, and other pieces of the museum’s historic artifact collection.

September   A Solo Art Show by Painter John Lasater

October Harlin Museum’s 45th Annual Fall Art Show Competition

The 45th Annual Fall Art Show Competition brings artists from all over the Ozarks region to submit paintings for this annual juried art show. Prizes will include, but are not limited to, the overall Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in each category and Honorable Mention Prizes. There will also be Memorial Awards, Purchase Awards, Artistic Encouragement Awards, and a People’s Choice Award. To complete your entry form online, click here.

November – Military Honors Show: Soldiers of the Ozarks

December – Historic Ozark Railways & Model Train Village

This exhibit features displays of the railroad in the early Ozarks and the effect it had on the growing population, as well as a large Christmas Village Model Train Display courtesy of the West Plains Model Train Club.