You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.

X

Welcome to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.

breaking news

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire from NASCAR following 2017

High-schoolers’ art on view at museum


April brings art from three area high schools to the Springfield Museum of Art.

The “Art Connect High School Exhibit” brings exemplary work of students from Springfield High School, Shawnee High School and the Springfield Career Technology Center to the Beach Gallery.

The exhibit is free and open during museum hours through April 29. Adult admission fees will apply to the museum’s other galleries.

“One of the most rewarding outcomes of renewing our focus on art education is engaging the community with the museum in a wide variety of ways. We are honored and delighted to share these two exhibitions of student art work with the community,” said the museum’s executive director, Ann Fortescue.

“The breadth of expression from these young artists is remarkable but not unexpected, given the number of gifted artists and art teachers in our region,” Fortescue said.

The schools involved are members of the Greater Springfield CareerConnectED Consortium. The project has three primary goals that include:

To connect learners across districts through authentic and in-depth exchanges of ideas among students from various schools in Clark County aspart of the Consortium.

To showcase visual art program offerings and examples of excellence from 9th-12th grade Clark County students.

To create opportunities for real world experiences of Project Based Learning and College & Career Readiness through participation in this partnership program with the Springfield Museum of Art.

Also available at the museum are works from Springfield City School students from Warder Park Wayne and Snowhill Elementary Schools in the Conference Room Gallery.

The museum will open a new exhibition, Jennifer Rosengarten, “Gardens & Ponds,” in the Deer Gallery beginning Saturday, April 22.

Contact this contributing writer at bturner004@woh.rr.com.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Springfield Entertainment

Ludacris’ rap of ‘Llama Llama Red Pajama’ is classic
Ludacris’ rap of ‘Llama Llama Red Pajama’ is classic

It’s a bedtime story full of fun llama drama, thanks to hip-hop artist Ludacris. >> Read more trending news The singer took the Anna Dewdney’s classic “Llama Llama Red Pajama” to a new level when he rapped the book’s text on Power 106’s “The Cruz Show,” the Huffington Post reported...
Penelope Cruz gets Julia Roberts to lip-sync iconic song
Penelope Cruz gets Julia Roberts to lip-sync iconic song

Julia Roberts relived a scene from her iconic 1997 movie “My Best Friend’s Wedding” thanks to some prodding by actress Penelope Cruz, ETonline reported.  >> Read more trending news At Wednesday’s Lancome's Stars & Wonders gala in Monaco, California, one of the bands covered Dionne Warwick’s 1967 song ...
Nintendo Switch emulator: It’s a scam, feds say
Nintendo Switch emulator: It’s a scam, feds say

Don’t slip on this banana peel, federal officials say; there is no Nintendo Switch emulator on which you can run Switch games on your desktop. “It’s a scam,” said the Federal Trade Commission. Online ads may come with Nintendo branding, but when you try to download an emulator, it can install nasty things such as phony...
Fiona the hippo turns 3 months old
Fiona the hippo turns 3 months old

Fiona — the world’s favorite prematurely born hippopotamus — turned 3 months old Monday. The early days of cuddling the tiny, fragile hippo are long gone, Jenna Wingate, the Cincinnati Zoo’s Africa keeper, told our media partner WCPO. Here are three updates about Fiona that Wingate shared with WCPO: 1. The ‘dung shower&rsquo...
Elton John cancels shows following release from hospital due to infection
Elton John cancels shows following release from hospital due to infection

Singer Elton John has cancelled all of his Las Vegas shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace through May after he was sent to the Intensive Care Unit following a rare infection, according to Rolling Stone. The Colosseum at Caesars Palace issued the following statement on its Facebook page Monday: Variety reported that fans who purchased tickets...
More Stories