The Stonewall National Museum and Archives is offering a cash award for college submissions for Our Faces, an exhibit on LGBT history and culture. The submission guidelines are simple:
- The creation can center on any aspect of LGBT history or culture.
- Exhibitions can be in the form of videos, PowerPoint slides, panels and other creative audio-visual means.
- Submissions are requested by January 30, 2012.
- Each college/university/school can submit up to 5 proposed exhibits.
The Our Faces exhibition will tour the country and visit school campuses, corporations and nonprofits, among others. The proposed exhibits will be reviewed by a panel of national judges, and there is a cash award for the top 3 finalists: one $1,000 award and two $500 awards.
All proposals must be received in their final format by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, January 30, 2012. All proposals and materials will be archived and become part of the permanent collection of Stonewall National Museum & Archives. For more information, check out the call for submissions: http://stonewallnationalmuseum.org/entries.html.
Proposals should be submitted to: Stonewall National Museum & Archives, 1300 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.
This is a terrific opportunity for college students to contribute to ongoing work documenting the LGBT community. Our Faces provides an important opportunity to shine a light on LGBT stories and people in history and culture, and the cash award is an added incentive. Please consider contributing your work to Our Faces.