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Thursday, March 16, 2006

NJ State Youth Art Month Exhibit, Trenton

WOW -- What an amazing night! Over one hundred families gathered at the State House in Trenton last night for the Artist's Reception for the NJ State Youth Art Month Exhibit. The Committee Room was filled with excited young artists, their families and proud art teachers!!! The exhibit was beautifully hung - there were pieces from student's in Kindergarten through 12th grade. So many talented children. Everyone had a chance to enjoy the exhibit and have some YUMMY sandwiches and cake before the ceremony began. Then the students were called up by county to receive their certificate. Only 6 pieces were selected in each county! Of course there were PHOTOS, lots of photos!

The piece you see to the right was the piece selected from Mount Prospect School - CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Saturday, March 11, 2006

Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Bernardsville Library

For the 2nd year in a row the Bernards Township School District is participating in a District Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Bernardsville Library. Artwork from the elementary schools, William Annin Middle School and Ridge High School is all on exhibit. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the progress students make, in art class, from elementary school through the high school. Work will be on exhibit from March 6, 2006 - Through April 4, 2006.

Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Somerset Art Assocaiton

Sunday - March 5th, 2006 was the opening and Artist Reception for the Somerset County Youth Art Month Exhibit. The exhibit is held at Somerset Art Association - Bedminister, NJ. This exhibit includes schools from all over Somerset County. Each school is allowed to send 10 pieces to this exhibit. From this exhibit 6 pieces are selected to go to the State Youth Art Month in Trenton. Mount Prospect had one piece selected to go to the State Exhibit, a student in 5th grade. The reception on Sunday was a flurry of activity. So many students and parents all looking for where THEIR artwork was hung! Pictures...many pictures were taken, students and their artwork and students with their art teachers - how fun! This exhibit will be on display until March 14, 2006 if you get a chance go over and enjoy all the excellent work.

Thursday, March 09, 2006


This is the BLOG of the Art Department at Mount Prospect School. The goal of this blog is to share what is happening in Art classes at school with the Mount Prospect School Community.

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