Registration is open for the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum’s first American Quarter Horse Youth Arts & Humanities Virtual Field Trip and Contest.
This free two-part program is offered to any youth in elementary, middle and high school (third-12th grade levels).
Virtual Field Trip
In the American Quarter Horse Youth Arts & Humanities Virtual Field Trip, students will have the opportunity to learn from renowned Western artists and professional writers and photographers whose work have been in publications such as The American Quarter Horse Journal and Western Horseman.
These professionals have been invited to help students prepare for the American Quarter Horse Youth Arts & Humanities Contest with various writing, art and photography techniques, plus obtain advice on pursuing a career in these fields.
Students must register to receive access to the virtual field trip by Nov. 8 at www.aqha.com/museumfieldtrips.
Once students have attended the American Quarter Horse Youth Arts & Humanities Virtual Field Trip, they will be able to apply their newfound knowledge to use in a fun and creative way by participating in the writing, art and photography portions of the contest. Their writing must be based on the information they learned during the virtual field trip using one of the three different topics provided by the Museum or create an artistic piece and/or photo capturing the spirit of the American Quarter Horse.
Each division (elementary, middle and high school) could win in each category (writing, art and photography). The top three best entries from each category of each division will be selected to win $200 for first place, $125 for second place and $75 for third place (U.S. dollars) and have their entry posted on the Museum’s website.
To learn more about the American Quarter Horse Youth Arts & Humanities Virtual Field Trip and Contest, visit www.aqha.com/museumfieldtrips. Funding for this program is made possible by the Josephine Anderson Charitable Trust. Please contact the Museum at 806-376-5181 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday, for more information.