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Spring art events and happenings in our schools and community

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A student in Ms. Lambert's class.

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MUGS: One of the beautiful ceramic travel mugs being sold to benefit art department scholarships.

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MUGS: Students from Mrs. Bull's art class.

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MUGS: A sampling of the beautiful, one-of-a-kind mugs for sale at LHS.

signLES garden signs: Students first draw their sign idea, then sketch onto wood and paint.
(LEFT) Two fourth-grade students work on their garden signs during their recess period.

Art invades Liberty and Liberty students are helping to make it happen! From Alumnus Zac Shavrick's fantastic metal work and sculptures at Floyd and Bobo's to the art openings throughout town, Liberty is a burgeoning artist's paradise! Check out what is happening in our schools and our community:

LHS Art Show opening reception is this Sunday!

What a difference a year makes! You are cordially invited to view the outstanding progress of LHS's finest artists on Sunday, May 25 at the Liberty High School Art Show.
The Liberty Museum, located at 146 South Main Street, will host the show and opening reception.
The exhibit features three rooms of art created by the talented students of the Liberty High School art program, who will be on hand to share their experiences.
Refreshments will be served, compliments of Floyd & Bobo’s Bakery, a long time supporter of the arts in Liberty.
The students' work is critiqued by a panel of judges in 11 categories, including the publicly selected "People's Choice" award. Please stop by and fill out a ballot! The awards ceremony begins at 3 p.m.

LES / LMS Art Show slated for Thursday, May 29

Celebrate the emerging talents of our LES and LMS students on Thursday, May 29th at the LES/LMS Art Show! The show will be on display at the Liberty Public Library and the opening reception begins at 4:30 p.m. All are welcome!

Magnificent Mugs benefit scholarship fund
Each year, the art department creates wonderful, useful pieces of art, for sale to the public to help raise money for LHS Art Dept. scholarships. Bestowed annually, the scholarships are given to deserving seniors who excel in fine arts, graphic arts and/or photography.
This year's offerings are beautiful hand-painted travel mugs, each custom designed and painted by an LHS art student. While some artists choose to purchase their mugs, which sell for $15 each, approximately 16 were available to the public.
If you would like to purchase one, there may still be a few left - for more information, contact LHS Art Teacher Jennifer Bull or Kathy Lambert (phone: 845-292-5400 or email: jbull@libertyk12.org; klambert@libertyk12.org)

LES artists create custom signs for the LES Edible Garden
LES Art Teacher Tracie Euker's students have been busily painting custom signs for the LES edible garden, located near the back exit of the elementary school, near School St.
The artists have given up their recess period to come to Ms. Euker's class to create their signs, which will be placed throughout the raised beds of the garden.
Each grade level is responsible for different areas of the garden, and will tend their plots until school is out. Over the summer, a group of volunteers will continue care of the beds and harvest vegetables as they come into season.
The garden gives students the chance to understand where and how food is produced and the many steps it takes to grow vegetables. For the fourth grade class, who are responsible for the squash, pumpkins and other hearty, late-season produce, it is a chance to connect the garden to history as they learn about colonial America, Thanksgiving traditions and the role of Native Americans in early American history.

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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE ARTS IN OUR SCHOOLS!

 

 

 

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