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Current Exhibitions

check out what is currently on exhibit at the Arts Council Galleries!

Lorimier Gallery & Gallery 100

16th Annual Children's Arts Festival

On exhibit from: February 5 - 27, 2016

Reception: February 5, 4:00 - 8:00 pm

You are invited to attend an opening reception for the 16th Annual Children’s Arts Festival on February 5th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm! This much-loved exhibit, which features visual art pieces and poetry by children from 23 regional schools, will be on display until February 27th.

Introduced in the year 2000, the Children’s Arts Festival was developed as a way to showcase what local arts teachers, and their students, are doing in their classrooms.

The show is juried, and the top 8 entries in each age group, from 3rd to 8th grade, are featured in a booklet distributed at the event. The student poetry section will also be continued in the 16th Annual Children’s Arts Festival. Students were prompted to write a poem about what they would be, in their wildest imaginations. One winner will be selected from each grade level for this category as well.

Cookies will be provided for guests, courtesy of Chick-Fil-A, and juice boxes will be available, thanks to McDonalds.

Thank you to the local sponsors of this event: Sam’s Club Foundation, Walmart, Southeast Health, Cape Radiology Group, Alliance Bank, Horst Pharmacy, and Wood and Huston Bank.

Jean A. Chapman Gallery
The Visual Arts Cooperative will debut new works in their gallery space at the Arts Council. Window exhibitors for the month of February will be Phil Nash and Juanita Wyman.

If you have any questions regarding this exhibit, please contact us at 573-334-9233.