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Art is Elementary Reception

Show to Feature Work of APS Students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade

Apr 09, 2010
from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Indian Arts Gallery at Expo New Mexico, 300 San Pedro NE
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The annual Art is Elementary Show featuring the work of Albuquerque Public Schools students in kindergarten through fifth grade kicks off today, Friday, April 9, with a reception for the young artists and their families from 4-7 p.m. at the Indian Arts Gallery at Expo New Mexico (map).

The multi-media art exhibit features a range of artwork from painting and printmaking to sculpture and ceramics. Music will be provided at the opening reception by elementary music teachers from the APS Fine Arts program.

“The creativity and spontaneity of elementary art is delightful to see,” said Janet Kahn, instructional manager for fine arts. “This exhibit celebrates the joy of self-expression and exploration that is unique to elementary age students.”

Art is Elementary will run from Saturday, April 10, through Sunday, May 9. Exhibit hours are 3-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission to the gallery is free; paid parking is available through Expo New Mexico.