Taking Flight

An International Juried Youth Bird Art Exhibition at the Museum of American Bird Art


Owl dreaming © Kai Choat (age 7)
Owl dreaming © Kai Choat (age 7)

The goal of this exhibition is to create a greater awareness and appreciation for birds while fostering the development of young artists and sharing their work with the public.

The Taking Flight contest is open to young artists age 4 to 18 of all skill levels. 

Enter The Exhibition


See the 2018 Exhibition

The 2018 Taking Flight Exhibition is on view in the Estate House at MABA from November 10, 2018–March 30, 2019. You can view the exhibit by making an appointment or by attending one of our three open houses:

Exhibit Open Houses

  • January 26, 2019 (12-2 pm)
  • February 23, 2019 (12-2 pm)
  • March 23, 2019 (12-2 pm)