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Selections from each year’s National Medalists are featured in exhibitions in New York City, D.C., and throughout the country. 

National Exhibition

National Medalist works of art and writing are included in the annual National Exhibition. The 2020 and 2021 editions of the National Exhibition were hosted virtually; the 2022 exhibition is a hybrid presentation of in-person and virtual exhibitions. Previous National Exhibitions have been mounted at The New School and Pratt Institute in New York City. 

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Exhibition is supported, in part, by Scholastic Inc., The Maurice R. Robinson Fund, New York Life Foundation, Blick Art Materials & Utrecht Art Supplies, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, Amazon Web Services, and numerous other individual, foundation, and corporate funders.

View the 2022 Virtual Exhibition

Traveling Exhibitions

National Medalist works are exhibited annually in Washington, D.C., in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education.

Additional traveling exhibitions have been mounted nationwide at institutions including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Arnot Art Museum, and Josyln Art Museum.

Previous Exhibitions