Young Artists, Ages 3-18, to be Showcased at Prestigious Art Gallery

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Original Works Featured at The National Arts Club by The Children’s Aid Society

Contact:
Ellen Lubell, The Children’s Aid Society, (w) 212-949-4938, (c) 917-854-6864
Emily Crossan, The Children’s Aid Society, (w) 917-286-1548, (c) 201-344-5742

When:
Thursday, February 26, 2009
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Presentation – 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.

Where:
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
Manhattan

What:
The 8th Annual Children’s Aid Society Children’s Art Show at The National Arts Club will showcase nearly 200 pieces of art by children ages 3-18. The budding artists from Children’s Aid programs work in every medium imaginable, including oils, watercolors, photography, wood, plaster, clay, cardboard and paper, and this show features their works from this fall and winter.

The young artists will be in attendance at the reception, along with their proud parents and teachers.

Who:
The Children’s Aid Society’s arts programming reflects the belief that arts are crucial to youth development. Participants in Children’s Aid’s programs can choose from a variety of arts activities, including visual arts, instrumental bands, award-winning choruses, theater, photography, the American Ballet Theatre’s “Make a Ballet” and CAS/AileyCamp.

The Art Show is open to the public February 24-27.
For gallery hours, please call The National Arts Club at 212-475-3424.

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The Children’s Aid Society (www.childrensaidsociety.org) was founded in 1853. It is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving 150,000 of New York’s neediest children and their families with a network of services that includes community schools, neighborhood centers, camps, adoption and foster care services, arts programming, teen pregnancy prevention, education, health and recreation. The Children's Aid Society is a founding member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the vast majority of Children’s Aid sites are Boys & Girls Clubs. For more information, please call 212-949-4938 or email ellenl@childrensaidsociety.org.

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