District Art Show opens on April 29, check out this sneak peek!

on April 26, 2016

Students get ready for the district art show.

Celebrate the artistic talents of Monroe-Woodbury students at the Annual District Art Show on Friday, April 29 – May 1. Hundreds of amazing masterpieces from artists in kindergarten – 12th grade will be on display. Students will be showcasing their talents in painting, printmaking, computer animation, photography, ceramics, sculpture, video production, drawing and graphics. The highlight of the show is the exemplary portfolio presentations from the High School Senior Art Majors.

The Opening Reception will be held Friday, April 29 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the high school main lobby.  The artwork will available for viewing on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On April 29, there are several opportunities to help support the visual arts during the Opening Reception:

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.  Individuals can bid on a hand painted wooden clock at the “Silent Clock Auction.” Each clock face has a colorful representation of a famous painting. The auction will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. and bidding will end at 6:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. The “Empty Bowls” project will begin. Ceramic students and staff have created a variety of hand-Students get ready for the district art show.made ceramic bowls for guests to choose from and to keep as a reminder that there are ‘always empty bowls in the world.’ In exchange for a meal (ice cream) and the bowl, guests give a suggested donation of $10-$20. The proceeds will benefit The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.

6:30 p.m. The much anticipated Annual Art Scholarship furniture auction begins at 6:30 p.m., at the close of the Clock Auction. All chairs and tables are hand painted by Senior Art majors.  Each handcrafted piece focuses on a historic artistic style or masterpieces from various artists.  All proceeds will benefit the scholarship program for graduating senior artists.

Come and celebrate the creative talents of Monroe-Woodbury’s art students and help support the Visual Arts and a worthy charitable cause in the M-W community.