Annual Scholastic Art and Writing Exhibit

Mar 27, 2021 — Apr 25, 2021

Polk Museum of Art is thrilled to host the nationally-renowned 98th Annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for the Polk County, Florida Art Region. The exhibit will be on display in the Museum’s On view in the Student Gallery through April 25, 2021.

Annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the Scholastic Awards initiative invited students grades 7-12 (ages 13 and up) to submit their original works produced across all media to have a chance to have their work recognized in the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program. This exhibition features visual art students who placed with Honorable Mentions, Silver Keys, and Gold Keys within the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

Featured Image: Ayeziah Johnson, “B”, Gold Medal Winner 2021, Grade: 8, Davenport School of the Arts.

About Polk Museum of Art

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College in Lakeland is a private, not-for-profit academic fine art museum dedicated to promoting inspirational and engaging arts experiences for all. It is one of the Top 10 art museums in the State of Florida, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and the only art museum accredited by the American Alliance of Museums serving the 666,000 residents of Polk County.

Admission is free year-round, thanks to the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation, Share Foundation, and Southern Homes Amy & Ed Laderer. The Museum is fully accessible.


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