Annual District Art Show & online art auction May 3-5

on April 25, 2019

art show 2019 posterMonroe-Woodbury’s Annual K-12 District Art Show will be held from Friday, May 3 through Sunday, May 5, 2019. Amazing artwork from talented student artists at all grade levels will be on display throughout the weekend, beginning with an opening reception on Friday, May 3 at 5 p.m.

This special weekend event celebrates our artists and the Visual Arts in our community by showcasing students’ art projects in painting, printmaking, computer animation, photography, ceramics, sculpture, video production, drawing and graphics. The highlight of the show is the exemplary portfolio presentations from the Monroe-Woodbury High School Senior Art Majors.

Schedule of events

OPENING RECEPTION – Friday, May 3 – 5:00-8:00 p.m.

The Opening Reception, held in the high school main lobby, feature displays of artwork from grades K-12.

EMPTY BOWLS PROJECT – Friday, May 3 – 5:30 p.m.

The “Empty Bowls” project is a favorite part of the Opening Reception. Ceramics students and staff have created a variety of hand-made ceramic bowls for guests to choose from and to keep as a reminder that there are always empty bowls in the world. In exchange for a meal (in this case, ice cream) and the bowl, guests are asked to make a donation of $10. All proceeds go to The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.

ADDITIONAL VIEWING  – Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5

The high school lobby will be open to allow extra viewing opportunities during the following times:

  • Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 5, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

SILENT ART AUCTION – SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER – Wednesday, May 1 through Sunday, May 5

New schedule: Wednesday, May 1, beginning at 9:00 a.m. through Sunday, May 5, 5:00 p.m.
Visit: www.32auctions.com/mwart2019

The popular art auction is once again offered online. Auction items have been meticulously designed, sculpted and painted by our Senior Art Majors. Clocks by M-W Drawing and Painting students  are decorated with original art or colorful representations of famous paintings. Custom pieces, along with the hand painted wooden clocks, will also be auctioned. All proceeds will benefit the scholarship program for graduating senior artists.

Create an account and bid

To create an account:

  1. Go to www.32auctions.com/mwart2019
  2. Click on Login on the top right of the screen
  3. Use a previously established account or Create a new account.
  4. Payments can be made through PayPal, with a credit card, or by paying at the desk in the high school lobby.
  5. Don’t forget to bring an online device for last minute bids!

Then check out the art and place a bid. Bids are updated constantly online so people are encouraged to check back often.

Come celebrate the creative talents of Monroe-Woodbury’s art students. Your support of the Visual Arts and the Empty Bowls Project is greatly appreciated.

Meet the 2018-2019 Senior Art Majors

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