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4th Annual Herkimer County Youth Art Month Show

By WKTV News

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00 AM until 7:00 PM from March 1, 2013 until March 31, 2013

Location: Bassett Heathcare Network Herkimer

Phone: 315-895-7461 x3101

Email: dshuster@frankfort-schuyler.org

Event Description

: In celebration of Youth Art Month, Herkimer County Art Circles, a professional development group of art educators from area schools sponsors an exhibition of over 120 pieces of student artwork from kindergarten to grade 12 selected from county districts.

This unique exhibition is marking its fourth year of collaboration with Bassett Healthcare Network’s Herkimer facility providing community access to student artwork.

Students, families, educators, administrators and friends of the arts are welcome to the gala opening Friday, March 1st in the lobby of Bassett Network Healthcare Herkimer. They will be recognized for their achievements and presented with certificates.

The objectives of Youth Art Month are to direct attention to the value of art education recognize art as a necessity for the full development of a better quality of life for all people, build support for art programs in the school curriculum, and recognize art education as a viable component for the development of our future citizens in a global society. Youth Art Month is in its 52nd t year of celebration across the nation and is sponsored by the Council for Art Education, the National Art Education Association and the New York State Art Teacher’s Association. Donnalyn Shuster serves as the Co - Chairperson for New York State.
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