Youth Art, 2017
The Midwest Museum of American Art presents a Youth Art Month exhibition of selected work by high school students from Elkhart Central, Elkhart Memorial, Concord, Northridge and the Elkhart Area Career Center beginning Sunday, March 5, and continuing on view through Saturday, April 2, 2017. This event has been held annually for the past thirty-seven years.
For the thirteenth year, there will be a $500 Scholarship Award, named in honor of Phillip Monteith, given by the Elkhart Evening Optimists. Finally for the twelfth year, Kathy & Ken Zienty, will present the Robert & Mary Boyer Awards to four students for excellence in their art.
The Opening Reception for students, teachers, parents, and invited guests will be held on Sunday, March 6, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Museum Members are invited to attend as well.
Sponsors for Youth Art in Elkhart 2017 include Elkhart Luncheon Optimists, Elkhart Evening Optimists, June Holloway of Oklahoma City, Abby Thomas, Elkhart, Ken & Kathy Zienty with the Robert & Mary Boyer Memorial Art Fund, and State Farm Insurance—Rocky Enfield.