This will be a very special Art Night dedicated to celebrating African art and culture. The cornerstone of this event is the Celebrate Africa! Student Art Contest and Exhibition.
Fenimore Gallery/Albany International Room/Robb Alley/Hearst Education Center
Students from 20 schools, in 11 school districts submitted almost 800 pieces of work, including masks, sculpture, paintings, fabric arts, digital art and jewelry. Almost every grade is represented, with group projects from elementary students and individual work from middle and high school students.
Prizes will be awarded to students in all grade levels. The student who wins first prize receives a $1500 award and $1000 to his or her school art program from SEFCU. Other prizes include tickets to the Next Move Dance Festival and the Piano Jazz Summit at Proctors, and a free Broadway Workshop for his or her class. The Award Ceremony will take place in the GE Theatre at 7:30pm.
Fosino Nelson and dancers from Schenectady High School
Robb Alley Stage/GE Theatre
Fosino Nelson is a teacher at the Hamilton Hill Arts Center and member of Odadaa!, a performance ensemble from Ghana.
Delack Guild Room
The Capital Region Heart Gallery is a visually stunning collection of portraits of local children who need permanent, loving families. Information about the children and the adoption process will be available. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Lori at (518) 388-4399 by January 20. The Capital Region Heart Gallery will be on display from January 21- February 18.
Ginger Ertz / Soft Chandelier Chenille stems, steel - 2007
Hearst Education Center Stairwell
"The Solar System"
The Wright Family Atrium
The students of Tech Valley High School under the direction of their teacher Ed Coolidge.