The Haggin Museum in Stockton is hosting its 91st annual McKee Student Art Contest and Exhibition — the longest-running student art competition in the country.
People will be able to view artwork from K-12 students from San Joaquin County until March 20.
The museum’s Tuleburg and West galleries is featuring two- and three-dimensional artworks that were created in crayon, colored pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil and acrylic paint.
Other artwork mediums such as photography are also displayed in the galleries.
The museum said on average they receive 1,000 pieces of art from public, private, charter, parochial and home schools in the county, which were selected by teachers as “best in the class.”
Robert T. Mckee was the founding patron of the art exhibit. He hoped providing a public venue for students’ artwork would encourage them, the museum said.
People can view the galleries Wednesday through Friday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. and weekends from noon to 5 p.m.
Entry prices for the exhibit range from $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for students with ID cards and children ages 10-17.