Open Call for Art and Workshop


Clark Planetarium is partnering with Art Access to host our 2nd annual Deep Space Art exhibit of children’s artwork. The exhibit will open on April 4, 2014, at the Clark Planetarium and will feature artwork by children and teens from ages 5 to 18. There will be an opening reception from 5 – 7 p.m. on April 4 with light refreshments.

Great art from last years exhibit.

Great art from last years exhibit.

There is a Planetary Mobiles workshop available through Art Access’s Kindred Spirits. Artwork produced during the workshop will be featured in the Deep Space Art exhibit. Find out more about registering for this workshop that runs January 29 – March 5.

Young artists not part of the workshop are invited to submit one piece of art ready for hanging and exhibition (fixed mediums, protected work, framed with wired backs, etc.). Artwork should have an astronomy-inspired theme, and may be based in hard science or science fiction. Please ensure that all artwork is clearly signed by its creator and is accompanied by the exhibit submission formThe submission deadline is Wednesday, March 19 before 9:00 p.m.

Please bring submissions to Clark Planetarium at 110 South 400 West and ask for either Callista Pearson or Lindsie Smith. Submissions will be juried on March 24 and artists will be notified via email by March 28. The art will be on exhibit from April 4-30. Artists will be asked to pick up their pieces the first week of May.

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