Thursday, May 13, 2010

Mandarin Oriental Gallery showcases student art from DCPS

From May 3-July 31 the Mandarin Oriental Gallery at 1330 Maryland Avenue SW, will showcase 55 pieces of student art from DC Public Schools (DCPS).  The Mandarin approached DCPS in an effort to partner with their neighboring schools, the end result is a full exhibition of art work from 11 schools in various mediums including oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors and 3-D forms.  

This art show is a victory for arts education.  In 2007, many DC public schools did not have access to regular arts instruction --and now, three years into the reform effort all schools have art and music teachers.

View a slide show of the art here: DCPS Student Exhibition - Spring 2010.

District of Columbia Public Schools
Office of the Chancellor
1200 First Street NE, 12th Floor
Washington, DC  20002
P 202.535.1096

1 comment:

  1. I'm so glad that art and music teachers are back in the schools!