The Art Odyssey Interactive Gallery offers opportunities for exploration of art and museums for visitors of all ages. Activities engage visitors in looking closely through drawing, building with shapes and colors, designing an exhibition, and reading art books of all colors, shapes, sizes, and at all reading levels Fine art and decorative arts from the Museum's collection are exhibited in the gallery. The inclusion of original video art in the gallery offers visitors an opportunity to view new art from emerging artists.
Call for Video Entries
The Museum Education Department accepts video art on an ongoing basis to review for exhibition in the Art Odyssey Interactive Gallery. Video Art content must be suitable for visitors of all ages. The preferred format is DVD. The work should be formatted so that the DVD player can repeat it for continuous running on a single 20” monitor. Sound is limited to the built-in monitor speakers. The running time for the work should be no longer than 20 minutes. Shorter works or a series of short works are welcome. Please send work for review to the attention of Museum Education Director, April Oswald. Artists will be notified about acceptance of the work and exhibition dates. Only work (both accepted and not accepted) including self-addressed pre-paid return shipping envelope will be returned to the artist after review or exhibition. Accepted work will be shown for a minimum of three months. A museum label will accompany the work. Artists are welcome, but not required, to submit an artists’ statement which will also be displayed. For more information, please call 797-0000, ext. 2144.