Exhibit showcases student artists from seven high schools.
Huntington, NY - February 24, 2014 - On Friday, March 7th, over forty high school artists will have their work on exhibit at the Main Street Petite Gallery as part of the Huntington Arts Council's "High Arts Showcase X." Seven school districts that participate in the Council's JOURNEY Arts in Education program have submitted "the best of the best" work from their top high school student artists. The JOURNEY school districts are: Commack, Harborfields, Huntington, North Babylon, Northport/East Northport, Plainview/Old Bethpage, and South Huntington. The public is invited to the exhibit's opening reception on Friday, March 7th from 6-8pm at The Main Street Petite Gallery, located at 213 Main Street, Huntington. Awards of Excellence will be presented at the reception.
"The High Arts Showcase is one of our favorite annual exhibits. It's always thrilling to see the degree of artistic sophistication and creativity these high school artists express, and the appreciation they have for the education and encouragement their teachers have given." stated Diana Cherryholmes, Executive Director of the Huntington Arts Council.
"High Arts Showcase X" will be on display from March 7 – April 7, 2014.
Gallery hours are: Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm.
The Huntington Arts Council is a legitimate 501c3 not-for-profit organization and all proceeds from this event will benefit its programs.
Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the Huntington Arts Council is a not-for-profit organization which enriches the quality of life of Long Islanders with programs and services that address the needs and interests of artists, cultural organizations and the community. The Council’s programs reach over one million Long Island residents, and it serves the entire region with its cultural listings at www.huntingtonarts.org.The Huntington Arts Council has been designated a "Primary Institution" by the New York State Council on the Arts, a title meaning "vital to the cultural life of New York State.” The Council is the official arts coordinating agency for the Town of Huntington, and serves as the primary regranting agency on Long Island for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), in addition to its services to over 600 member cultural organizations and individual artist members. Programs are made possible in part by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Town of Huntington, the Suffolk County Department of Cultural Affairs, the County of Suffolk, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, corporations, foundations and individuals.