Mystic Arts Center Seeks Submissions for Young At Art Exhibition

Call to Young Artists: Mystic Arts Center Seeks Submissions for Young At Art Exhibition

MYSTIC, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks submissions from regional youth artists ages 18 and under for their upcoming exhibition Young At Art (YAA).

Young at Art, the region’s biggest annual youth art exhibition, will showcase creative mixed media work from hundreds of regional students throughout New London County and Rhode Island with many group projects from area schools displayed. Receiving will take place on Sunday, March 1st and Monday, March 2nd from 11am to 5pm. Visit for full entry guidelines. The opening reception will take place on Saturday, March 7, from 1pm to 3pm in the MAC Galleries.

First prize winners in both 2-D and 3-D categories and in each of the three grade categories, K-4, 5-8, and 9-12, will be awarded gift certificates toward a class of their choosing at MAC. Ribbons and certificates will be awarded for Second Prize, Third Prize, Honorable Mention, Group Projects and the Lil Maxwell Award for Creativity in each category.

The mission of the Young At Art (YAA) Exhibition is to showcase the creativity of children by giving them the opportunity to hang their works in a professional gallery setting and view the work of their contemporaries. Our goal is to broaden students’ perspectives on the creative process and inform the community about how teachers use art to advance learning. The YAA Exhibition supports Mystic Arts Center’s (MAC) commitment to education and to the enrichment of children’s lives.

About Mystic Arts Center
Mystic Arts Center (MAC) is a vibrant venue for the creative arts in Connecticut. MAC is a non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling its mission, which is to foster the creation of art and to promote the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of arts for the public. Learn more at