Murray City holds an annual exhibition of art created by secondary education art students either residing or attending schools within Murray City boundaries. This competition is generally held in April or May and is open to students grades 7-12. Divisions include junior high grades 7-9 and high school grades 10-12 in the categories of graphics, painting, photography, and ceramics.
Artwork must have been completed in the last two years and is not eligible if it has won an award in a previous Murray City exhibit. Junior high winners receive place ribbons, and high school 1st place winners receive cash prizes.