Youth Art Month
~ March 5th thru March 28th, 2013
Art Month is a national celebration of the visual arts in education.
YAM is held every March and is designed
to emphasize the importance of quality art education for all children.
YAM was created in 1961, as a service to art educators and the public
with the following objectives:
ï¿½Recognize Art as a necessity for the complete
development of a high quality of life for all people.
ï¿½Direct attention to
art education as an effective vehicle to teach critical thinking, communication
skills, self-expression and multi-cultural awareness.
business and government support for art education.
Come celebrate Youth
Art Month with us at the opening reception on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 from 4
to 6 pm in the Richard Low Evans Gallery. Participation in the exhibit is
open to all students K-12 in Fannin County. Friends, family and the public are
invited to attend. The exhibit will remain on display through March 28,