Youth Works 2018 Brings Local Youth Artists to Leighton Art Centre

YOUTH WORKS 2018 
DECEMBER 1, 2018 – JANUARY 5, 2019
FREE ADMISSION
OPENING RECEPTION: DECEMBER 1, 2018 | 2-4 pm

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR LOCAL YOUTH ARTISTS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA

After four successful years, the Leighton Art Centre (LAC) has opened its doors once again to the youth artists of Calgary and Okotoks. Featuring artwork from junior and senior high school students and curated by their respective art teachers, the annual Youth Works exhibition presents individual pieces as well as student collaborations. This is a wonderful opportunity to see Alberta’s up and coming creative minds exhibited in a spectacular Alberta Historic Resource.

Participating Schools for 2018:

  • Alberta School of Fine Arts (Okotoks)
  • Bishop Carroll High School (Calgary)
  • Central Memorial High School (Calgary)
  • Foundations for the Future Charter Academy (Calgary)
  • Holy Trinity Academy (Okotoks)
  • Sherwood School (Calgary)

ABOUT: 
Leighton Art Centre is an Art Gallery, Museum and Art Education Centre located on 80 acres just outside of Calgary, near Millarville in the Alberta MD of Foothills. Situated in A.C. Leighton and Barbara Leighton’s original home, the LAC is a vibrant display of Alberta’s artists, both past and present. The Leighton Art Centre was established by Barbara Leighton in 1974 and continues to operate as a not-for-profit organization. As a vibrant and open space for creativity, the Leighton Art Centre inspires us to explore, appreciate, and create.

LINKS: 
Leighton Art Centre

MEDIA CONTACT: 
Amanda MacKay
communications@leightoncentre.org
403.931.3153

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