Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show Opens at RIFP


PHOTO: Chyla Huber (tempera)
ROANOKE ISLAND-The Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show will open in the Event Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Friday, March 24, with an opening reception from 5- 8 p.m. The exhibit will run March 24- to April 20 (Monday- Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and will feature the works of Manteo High School, First Flight High School and Cape Hatteras Secondary School.  The reception and show are free and open to the public.

Roanoke Island Festival Park Executive Director says,” “The Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show always brings innovative, fun and inspiring work. My thanks to the teachers and students who work together to create the show.”

Come witness the passion, originality and promise in these youthful artists who showcase a wide array of artistic medium from the classics to breaking edge computer graphic. The exhibition features two and three dimensional including; ceramics, stained glass, wood and fiber art, mixed media, computer art, printmaking, sculpture, paintings, drawings, and photography.

The efforts of Dare County students will fill the Art Gallery from floor to ceiling with an explosion of color and variety. Dare County art teachers excel in cultivating creative capacities with fresh perspectives in their students. The students are encouraged to explore concepts, techniques, mediums, styles, history and subject matter. Don’t miss this inspiring exhibit! Roanokeisland.com. (252) 475-1500.  

Roanoke Island Festival Park is part of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR)  the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susi Hamilton NCDNCR's mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C.  Zoo, the nation's first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visitwww.ncdcr.gov.
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