Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Youth Art Month Exhibit at the ACA

By • Feb 27th, 2016 • Category: Past Exhibits

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On exhibit March 3 – April 7, 2016  —

The Carnegie Visual Arts Center and Alabama Center for the Arts present the 13th annual Youth Art Month Exhibit, in coordination with area art teachers who submitted works by their current students in grades K -12th. The exhibit is to highlight the amazing creative abilities of the Decatur area student artists. The exhibit will be on display at the Alabama Center for the Arts in the first floor gallery. Viewing hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM – Noon.

Youth Art Month is traditionally observed each March to emphasize the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs. Youth Art Month was originally created in 1961 by Art and Creative Materials Institute, a non-profit association of art and craft materials manufacturers, in cooperation with the National Art Educators Association.

Participating schools in the annual exhibit are Austin High School, Austinville Elementary, Decatur High School, Falkville High School, Oak Park Middle School, Eva School, Cedar Ridge Middle School,Brookhaven Middle School, Priceville Elementary, Banks-Caddell Elementary, Benjamin Davis Elementary,  Eastwood Elementary, Frances Nungester Elementary, Julian Harris Elementary, Leon Sheffield Elementary, Somerville Road Elementary, St. Ann Catholic School, Walter Jackson Elementary, West Decatur Elementary, and Decatur Heritage Christian Academy.

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