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Untitled, Rose Dumaine, Brattleboro Union High School.

The Arts

Student art shines in the spotlight in March

More than 300 pieces from young artists at 18 area schools are on display in March

Originally published in The Commons issue #398 (Wednesday, March 8, 2017).

Student Art Month spotlights and gives public recognition to the outstanding visual art created by elementary, middle school, and high school students in Windham County. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Windham County, the month-long event spotlights more than 300 pieces of featured student work from 18 schools.

Here’s where some of the art can seen during the month of March:

• Two-dimensional art by high-school students can be viewed at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden 157 Main St., Brattleboro, on Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Three-dimensional art by high-school students can be viewed at Vermont Artisans, 106 Main St, Brattleboro. Mondays-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fridays 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Art from elementary-school students can be seen at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro during regular library hours.

• Art is also featured at the Putney School in the Michael S. Currier Center Art Gallery. The school is at Elm Lea Farm, 418 Houghton Brook Rd., Putney. Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Art is also exhibited in storefronts, libraries, and public places throughout Windham County.


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