Fairplex Weekend Recap: ArtReach 2016 Opens

This weekend was all about art! After months of preparation, ArtReach: The Art of Metaphor opened to the public on Saturday night at the Millard Sheets Art Center.

Photo Cred: @swodeck

ArtReach features the artistic talents of regional high school students, giving them an outlet to express themselves through the visual arts. Saturday night’s opening reception included an awards ceremony, recognizing exceptional works of art.

Photo Cred: @froztvayne

This year the theme is The Art of Metaphor. Students submitted paintings, sketches, sculptures, ceramics, mixed media and photography inspired from this theme, creating a colorful palette of interpretations.

It was awesome to see so many students and teachers recognized this weekend and we look forward to hosting the exhibition for the duration of the month!

For more information on ArtReach: The Art of Metaphor, and our other Millard Sheets Art Center programs, click here.

ArtReach: The Art of Metaphor is open Friday – Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. every weekend through March 27. Free parking is available at Gate 1.

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