Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Artwork Heading to Boston for Youth Art Month!

United Through Art
Youth Art Month 2017

Students in grades K through 12 from across Massachusetts have been selected to have their artwork displayed at the State Transportation Building in Boston. This exhibit, sponsored by the Massachusetts Art Education Association, is part of Youth Art Month (YAM), a national celebration held each year during March that emphasizes the value of art education for all children, and encourages support for quality art programs in schools.  

Across Massachusetts there are numerous celebrations and exhibits happening in schools, in districts, and regionally.  The Boston exhibit, United Through Art, is the only statewide YAM Exhibit in Massachusetts, and features student work from over ninety communities.  

The show will be on display and open to the public weekdays 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. from February 13 through March 31.
(closed Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 20, 2017)

Admission is free. Parking is available in the building for a fee.

Students from Monument Valley Middle School, under the direction of art teacher, Katie Malone-Smith are represented in this year’s YAM Exhibit at the State Transportation Building.

The young artists with work on display are:

Alex Tenney 5th grade
Lucca Peacock 6th grade
Tyler Sprague 6th grade
Victoria Pevzner 6th grade
Kelsey McMahon 7th grade
Cole Margraf 8th grade


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