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Gwinnett Student Art On Display for March”s Youth Art Month

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Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) invites parents and community members to experience its students” “Tapestry Display,”# an exhibit featuring student artwork. Created by GCPS students, hundreds of pieces of art will be on display throughout the month of March, which is recognized as Youth Art Month. The districtwide celebration of the arts takes place at the school system”s Instructional Support Center (ISC), 437 Old Peachtree Rd. NW, in Suwanee.

Visitors can witness how classroom lessons by Gwinnett fine arts teachers come to life as they enjoy a sampling of the GCPS fine arts curriculum. They will experience paintings, drawings, three-dimensional art, mixed media, pottery, jewelry, and two-dimensional art.

The artwork from different school clusters will be on exhibit during the following dates:

March 1-7: Participating schools in the Central Gwinnett Cluster; the Collins Hill Cluster; the Dacula Cluster; the Duluth Cluster; the Mill Creek Cluster; the South Gwinnett Cluster; and Phoenix High.

An opening reception is scheduled for Monday, March 5, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

March 10-15: Participating schools in the Grayson Cluster; the Lanier Cluster; the Mountain View Cluster; the North Gwinnett Cluster; the Parkview Cluster; the Peachtree Ridge Cluster; the Shiloh Cluster; GIVE Center East; GIVE Center West; the Grayson High Technical Education Program; and Oakland Meadow School.

An opening reception is scheduled for March 13, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

March 20-25: Participating schools in the Archer Cluster; the Berkmar Cluster; the Brookwood Cluster; the Meadowcreek Cluster; the Norcross Cluster; and Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology.

An opening reception is scheduled for March 20, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Exhibit hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m. during the week, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays, and 1-6 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information about the GCPS Tapestry Display and fine arts in GCPS classrooms, contact Robert Andrews, GCPS director of fine arts, by calling (678) 301-7004.