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Enter the 2017 Capitol Showcase! More information is below.

Since 2005, ADMH has hosted a consumer art show at the Alabama's state Capitol. Consumers from around the state with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders are invited to have their abilities showcased throughout the month of May in the Capitol in observance of National Mental Health Month.

Showcase Details

Eligibilty
Artists who have experienced mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, substance use disorders or co-occurring disorders currently living in Alabama

Rules
Artwork must be original, two-dimensional and matted, or on canvas —
NO FRAMED ARTWORK,
no exception

Artist’s STORY is just as important as their artwork — no entry will be accepted without a story

Dates
Entry Submission must be RECEIVED no later than March 10, 2017
Acceptance Notification will be mailed or emailed March 24, 2017
Exhibition dates: May - June 2017

Sales
Artwork may be sold per artist's permission, all proceeds go to the artist

How to Enter

Submit
1. Signed ENTRY FORM download or fill out online
2. Your STORY, preferably typed
3. A PHOTO of the artwork you would like to enter

Email: peggy.olson@mh.alabama.gov

4. A self-addressed and stamped ENVELOPE if you would like to be notified by mail

Or Mail:

ADMH, Capitol Showcase
Office of Planning & Resource Development
RSA Union Building
P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery, AL 36130-1410

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When will I know if my artwork was accepted?
A: Acceptance Notification will be mailed or emailed March 24, 2017.*
*Acceptance Notification might be sent after this date for entry submissions that were recevied after the entry deadline.

Q: When do you need my artwork for the show?
A: If you received an acceptance letter please send in your artwork as soon as you can. The deadline is April 14, 2017.

Q: Where do I send/deliver my artwork?
A: ADMH, Capitol Showcase
Office of Planning & Resource Development
RSA Union Building, Suite 554
P.O. Box 301410
Montgomery, AL 36130-1410

Q. When is the reception for the show?
A. Information regarding the reception is detailed in the acceptance letters.

Questions about the Showcase

Please contact Peggy Olson in the Office of Planning & Resource Development with any questions regarding the show: 334-353-7538 or peggy.olson@mh.alabama.gov

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