Museum Exhibit Will Showcase Art Of Local High School Students
4/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
By Bob Dohr
An exhibit showcasing the best in high school art from around Door County opens this weekend at the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay.
The 39th annual Salon of Door County High School Art Exhibit -- featuring the art of 133 students -- opens Saturday and runs through May 28.
Miller Art Museum Executive Director Bonnie Hartmann says the county has some terrific young artists and is encouraging people to see their work.
"It's just such a pleasure to see the creativity and the spunk and the talent of these wonderful art students from all over the county," says Hartmann. "We look forward to it every year."
A special reception will be held Monday, April 22 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. with Certificates of Participation, six Awards of Excellence and six Honorable Mention cash awards presented by the art teachers at 7:30pm. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.
Sponsorship support for the exhibit comes from the Jacksonport Women's Club, David and Lois Murphy, Carl and Ruth Scholz, and Hermke and Elke Timm.
The Miller Art Museum is located at 107 South 4th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay. Hours are Mondays 10-8, Tuesday through Saturday 10-5 (Closed holidays and Sundays). Admission is free with donations always appreciated. The Museum is fully accessible. For more information call 746-0707, email email@example.com or visit http://www.millerartmuseum.org/.