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FREE: Hands-on Family Art-making Activities @ Root Division

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NEW GROWTH 2015 – HEART OF THE CITY
Saturday, May 9, 2015 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Exhibition Dates:
May 6, 2015 to May 15, 2015
Including CREATIVE STATION, free all-ages art activities in our Classroom.

“Root Division proudly presents New Growth 2015: Heart of the City, our annual Youth Art Celebration & Exhibition, featuring hands-on family art-making activities alongside an exhibition of artwork made by students and instructors in Root Division’s free after school Youth Education Program.

Held on the second Saturday of May from 1-4 pm, this fun and accessible family event is free and open to the public. Throughout the afternoon there will be free hands-on art activities for the whole family, including face painting and a block printing activity hosted by Artist & Craftsman Supplies, a live performance by theGolden Gate Philharmonic, and plenty of free healthy snacks & refreshments onsite.

The gallery exhibition on view features creative endeavors in painting, sculpture, drawing, and mixed media made by elementary school students in our Youth Education Program shown alongside the artwork of our artist-instructors. Root Division artists will be onsite, with Open Studios during this event, offering visitors of all ages the opportunity to view the spaces as well as the completed and in-progress works by the 11 artists in our Studios Program.”

PARTNER PROGRAMS INCLUDE
Buena Vista Child Care
Cesar Chavez Elementary
Horace Mann Middle School
Mission Education Center Elementary School
Larkin Street Youth

ARTIST INSTRUCTORS INCLUDE
Ana Bedolla
Susa Cortez**
Irene Carvajal*
Holly Colley*
Rea Lynn de Guzman*
Cayla Harris*
Carrie Leeb
Carmen Melendez
Lauren Melendez
Katherine Mergens
Vreni Michellini Castillo**
Allegra Bick-Maurischat

* Root Division Studio Artist
** Latino Teaching Artist Fellow

PERFORMANCE BY
Golden Gate Philharmonic

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