DCSD Art Exhibition Showcases Student Work

DCSD Art Exhibition Showcases Student Work
Posted on 04/08/2024

DCSD’s annual Art Exhibition highlights the creative endeavors of student artists, kindergarten through twelfth grade. The Art Exhibition features two shows – one for elementary students, and one for middle and high school students. Both will take place at DCSD’s Legacy Campus, 10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree. Admission is free and is open to the public.

Visit the Middle and High School Exhibition April 19 - 25

The show opens on Friday, April 19 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Peruse the curated artwork of middle and high school students in the following categories: ceramics and glass, computer art and design, drawing, jewelry (high school only), mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. A reception for winners will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Visit the Elementary School Exhibition April 27 - May 2

The elementary show opens on Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Awards will be given for each feeder area (Castle Rock, Parker, Highlands Ranch East, and Highlands Ranch West), as well as for Primary grades K-2 and Intermediate grades 3-6. A reception for winners will be held on Tuesday, April 30, from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

DCSD art teachers selected the pieces for the show. Judges who are professionals in their fields will decide on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category. Additionally, Best In Show, Honorable Mentions, and Legacy Picks will be awarded. Artwork that is chosen for Legacy Picks will be displayed at the Legacy Campus throughout the 2024-2025 school year.

Show dates and viewing hours vary. For a list of dates and hours for both shows, visit https://k12artshowcommitte.wixsite.com/2024.

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