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.
June – Ozark 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.
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.