District 135 Celebrates National Youth Art Month 2016
Youth Art Month exists to emphasize the value of Art Education and recognize its necessity for divergent and critical thinking for all children.
In honor of National Youth Art Month, the Art Educators of District 135 are hosting a Visual Arts Show. Selected pieces of artwork showcases the many talents of students in grades 1 through 8. Art Educator, Susan Berry commented, “District 135 Art Teachers are proud to display artwork at the Orland Park Public Library that best reflects the curriculum and for the community to enjoy.”
A reception honoring all student artists was held on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Orland Park Public Library. The artwork will be on display from March 2 through March 30, 2016. The show includes pencil drawings, watercolor and acrylic paintings, mixed media collages, Kachina Dolls, 3-D clay sculptures and much more.
The Orland Park Public Library is located at 14921 Ravinia Ave. in Orland Park. Library hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. -5 p.m.
This annual exhibit is facilitated by the Art Educators of Orland School District 135: Sue Berry, Eryn Blaser, Diane Buerger, Sharon Grasman, Nancy Heuser, Debbie Johnson, John Murphy, and Cathy Yager.