AIA Montgomery actively participates in numerous outreach programs to promote public awareness of architecture and its influence on our lives.
Annual Draw Montgomery Art Competition
A juried art exhibition organized in 2007 by the Chapter to promote awareness of architecture in grade school students. The exhibition is open to all students in grades 6-12 in South Central and Southeast Alabama. Entrants are encouraged to use the wealth of historic buildings and architectural styles found in the River Region including South Central and Southeast Alabama. We encourage participants to look carefully at our city and creatively interpret what they see, while conveying awareness of good design and its impact.
Media accepted: Any two-dimensional medium including but not limited to photography, pencil, ink, oil, acrylics, etc.
Submitting artwork: Submission dates are April 2-4, 2018. Submissions should be delivered to the Armory Learning Arts Center, 1018 Madison Avenue (contact Mrs. Danae Morgan 334-241-2787 for additional information)
Judging & Awards:Divisions are grades 6-8 and 9-12.There will be cash prizes awarded in each division. Prizes will awarded for first, second, and honorable mentions. Artwork will be displayed at the Armory Learning Arts Center through the end of May. Artwork should be picked up by the students from the Armory Learning Arts Center on the date specified.
Award Ceremony: Winners will be announced May 1st live at an awards ceremony at the Armory Learning Arts Center Gallery. The ceremony begins at 4:00pm. Refreshments will be provided. For more information about Draw Montgomery, contact our Treasurer.