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Carnival of Arts at UAS to include student art show

Posted: May 14, 2014 - 11:03pm
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The watercolor of "Grama the worker" was made by Maggie Higgins, a second grader from Gastineau.  It was inspired by a lesson about local artist Rie Munoz.    Courtesy of Nancy Lehnhart
Courtesy of Nancy Lehnhart
The watercolor of "Grama the worker" was made by Maggie Higgins, a second grader from Gastineau. It was inspired by a lesson about local artist Rie Munoz.

The annual Juneau School District elementary student juried art show will open this year on Saturday, May 17, as part of Community Day on Campus’ Carnival of Arts events at the University of Alaska Southeast.

The presentation of awards begins at noon.

Following Community Day activities, the art show will be transferred to Nugget Mall and will remain on display through May 25.

Community Day on Campus' Carnival of Arts is a joint project organized by the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council in conjunction with Juneau Jazz & Classics.

It begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. and is free. It will feature a variety of activities for kids and families, including storytelling, poetry, dancing and food carts, as well as live music by JAMM violinists and other local groups.

Here's a look at the concert schedule:

11 a.m.: JAMM (Juneau, Alaska Music Matters), featuring the combined strings from Glacier Valley, Riverbend and Auke Bay Elementary Schools
11:20 a.m.: Suzuki Strings and Ursa Minor Strings
12 p.m.: Juneau School District All-City Elementary Art Show Student Recognition Ceremony
12:20 p.m.:  Thunder Mountain High School Orchestra
12: 40 p.m.: Alaskapella
1 p.m.: Floyd Dryden 8th Grade Orchestra
1:20 p.m.: Alaska Youth Choir
1:40 p.m.: Juneau Wind Ensemble
2 p.m.: Last Chance Jazz Band
2:20 p.m.: Thunder Mountain Big Band
3 p.m.: Thunder Mountain High School Jazz Band
3:20 p.m.: Juneau Douglas High School Jazz Band

The elementary art exhibit, which will feature the work of more than 200 students, is made possible with support and volunteer help from the Women of the Moose, and is facilitated by Elementary Art Specialist Nancy Lehnhart.

For more on Community Day on campus, visit http://jahc.org.

 

 

 

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