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

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Original Works to be Featured at The National Arts Club by The Children’s Aid Society
Students Turn Recycled Materials into Fashion

Contact:
Ellen Lubell, (w) 212-949-4938, (c) 917-854-6864, ellenl@childrensaidsociety.org
Emily Crossan, (w) 917-286-1548, (c) 201-344-5742, emilyc@childrensaidsociety.org

When:
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Presentation – 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.

The Art Show is open to the public February 23-28.
For gallery hours, please call The National Arts Club at 212-475-3424.

Where:
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
Manhattan

What:
The 9th Annual Children’s Aid Society Children’s Art Show at The National Arts Club will showcase over 150 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, chalk, cardboard and paper, and this year: a portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. in dominoes. The show features student works from this fall and winter.

For the first time, a special fashion show has been added to the Art Show. Middle school students have designed garments made of recyclable materials such as newspapers, garbage bags and MetroCards.

The young artists and designers 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 and academic success. 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 and CAS/AileyCamp.

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The Children’s Aid Society is an independent, not-for-profit organization established to serve the children of New York City. Our mission is to provide comprehensive support for children in need, from birth to young adulthood, and for their families, to fill the gaps between what children have and what they need to thrive. Founded in 1853, it is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving New York’s neediest children. Services are provided in community schools, neighborhood centers, health clinics and camps. For additional information, please call 212-949-4938, email ellenl@childrensaidsociety.org, or visit www.childrensaidsociety.org.

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