A Celebration of Young Artists is at the Cultural Arts Center during the month of May; Lincoln’s World Drumming and Mariachi Band to Perform May 6

Art by students from ages 4 to 18 will be featured in the May exhibit at the Whitewater Arts Alliance’s Cultural Arts Center. The show opens on Thursday, May 3 and runs through Sunday, May 20.  It will be open Thursdays through Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. during those dates.  A reception for the students will be Sunday, May 6 from 1 pm to 4 pm,  and it will feature the Lincoln Elementary School’s World Drumming Ensemble and the Mariachi Band at 2 p.m.  The show and reception are free and open to the public.

The exhibit will include a variety of two and three-dimensional artwork by students from area schools.  The art teachers displaying their students’ art are teachers  from the 4K programs, Sara Sixel at Lincoln Elementary School, Sara Brautigam of Lakeview Elementary School, Mareta Hale of Washington Elementary School, Justin Deegan of the Whitewater Middle School, and Crystal Gill of the Whitewater High School.  Christine Hayes will bring the Lincoln Elementary School World Drumming Ensemble and the Mariachi Band.

Linda Long, Co-President of the Whitewater Arts Alliance, said, “This is the show everyone looks forward to each year!  We love featuring the artistic talents of our youngest artists, and we appreciate so much the musical contributions of the Lincoln Drummers each year.  The gallery is happily busy in the month of May, so we hope everyone gets a chance to come on over.”

Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center is located at 402 West Main Street in the historic White building near the Birge Fountain.  Parking is behind the building, with an elevator available from the parking lot entrance.  Parking is also available on side streets.

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