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Salem Visual Arts Academy 10th Annual Juried Exhibition

April 4- 20, 2014
This exhibit featured 75 pieces of artwork from 55 students of the Salem Visual Arts Academy.  …

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Salem Visual Arts Academy 10th Annual Juried Exhibition

virginia beach city public schools teaching artists exhibit

April 23 – May 18, 2014
Celebrate the achievements of elementary, middle and high school teachers from Virginia Beach City Public Schools.  This exhibition highlights the work of those inspiring creativity in the students of Virginia Beach Public Schools and encourages public support for quality school art programs and highlights the value and importance art education plays in Virginia schools.   …

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virginia beach city public schools teaching artists exhibit

Art for Change Sculpture

March 1 to April 27, 2014
Art for Change, 2014Recyclable materials Created by art students from Bayside, Green Run Collegiate, and Tallwood High Schools under the direction of art teachers Anne Baker, Erika Hitchcock, and Tricia Campbell. Can Art Inspire Change? Students explored this question through an in-depth unit of study inspired by renowned artist Vik Muniz. Muniz’s work explores the concepts of sustainability and awareness as a he created beautiful portraits from trash dumps in Brazil. Exposing students to big ideas through the arts develop an awareness and consciousness for critical thinking and personal action.  MEDIA: Mace & Crown …

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Art for Change Sculpture

Youth Art Month 2014

March 1 - 26, 2014
Celebrate the achievements of elementary, middle and high school students from Virginia Beach City Public Schools during Youth Art Month (YAM). Youth Art Month is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art and art education for all children and to encourage public support for quality school art programs. Established in 1961, YAM provides a forum for acknowledging skills that are not possible in other subjects. Art Education develops self-esteem, appreciation of the work of others, self-expression, cooperation with others, and critical thinking skills. All of these skills are vital to the success of our future leaders – our children. This exhibition encourages public sup…

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Youth Art Month 2014

ARTlab Spring 2014

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 – APRIL 27, 2014
Inspired by current exhibition Vik Muniz: Poetics of Perception, visitors to MOCA's ARTlab will experience hands-on, thought-proviking activites as well as videos about the artist.  This exhibit celebrates artist Vik Muniz and his use of recycled materials.  Visitors are invited to hunt through garbage, create Vik Muniz inspired artworks and learn about the benefits of recycling. Learn more about this exhibit via MOCA's exhibition materials: Exhibition Invitation  Exhibition gallery guide Visitors to this exhibition are encouraged to get hands on! Follow art activities made in this exhibit on Tumblr. …

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ARTlab Spring 2014