Youth Art Month Exhibit at ACA
The Carnegie Visual Arts Center and Alabama Center for the Arts present the 11th 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 February 24 – March 20, 2014. Viewing hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:30 AM – 4 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 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 Carnegie’s annual exhibit are Austin High School, Austinville Elementary, Brewer High School, Decatur High School, Falkville High School, Oak Park Middle School, Eva School, Cedar Ridge Middle School, 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.
Art Awards will be given by Rotary Club of Decatur Daybreak in connection with YEA Decatur! the annual children’s arts awareness event sponsored by Rotary Club of Decatur Daybreak.