The Strand Center for the Arts is excited to host its Annual High School & Middle School Exhibition this April and is looking for student artists. This year’s exhibition will be held at The Strand Center Main Gallery at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in Plattsburgh. The exhibition will open on April 6 and run through April 27, 2018 with the opening reception on Friday, April 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Homeschooling parents and local art teachers in Essex, Clinton, and Franklin counties are invited to submit their student’s works in this juried show. The HS/MS Exhibition features work from local students in 6th through 12th grades.

Awards will be given to students winning first, second, and third places in the media categories of drawing, painting, sculpture (3D), ceramics, mixed media (2D), photography, graphic design, and printmaking.

Artwork drop-off dates for teachers start on March 22 until March 30 and entries must be registered before this deadline. Interested homeschooling parents and local art teachers are encouraged to review the submission guidelines at www.strandcenter.org under Exhibitions and Upcoming for details. Contact The Strand Gallery Director, David Monette, to register at [email protected] or by calling 518-563-1604 ext 103.

The High School & Middle School Exhibition will be on view in The Strand Center Main Gallery at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in Plattsburgh from April 6 to April 27, 2018. The Opening Reception will take place Friday, April 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information on these exhibits, upcoming events, concerts or classes happening at The Strand Center for the Arts, please call 518-563-1604 or visit www.strandcenter.org.

The Strand Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a high caliber arts center and theatre, providing the best of visual arts, music, dance, and theatre to the community.  The SCA is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), the United Way, The Adirondack Foundation, Stewart’s Shops, and the Cloudsplitter Foundation.

The Strand Center for the Arts’ Diamond Sponsor is NBC 5; Platinum Circle Sponsors are The University of Vermont Health Network, Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital, Meadowbrook Healthcare, and Twinstate Technologies. The Strand Center for the Arts’ Gold Sponsors are Northern Insuring Agency, Inc., Boire Benner Group, Best Western Plus – The Inn at Smithfield, Casella, 97.5 Eagle Country, and Jeffords Steel and Engineering Company.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

Drop off Dates for submissions: March 22 to March 30, 2018
Final Deadline: March 30, 2018
Opening Reception: April 6, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Show on View: April 6 to April 27, 2018
Pick up dates: April 28 to May 5, 2018