The VAM Children and Teens’ Spring Art Celebration
VAM to stage vibrant exhibition of emerging talent
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, May 18, 2017
EMERGING ARTISTS TO BE SHOWCASED AT THE VAM CHILDREN AND TEENS' SPRING ART CELEBRATION
MISSISSAUGA, ON – Grab the kids and join the fun! Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood will stage a vibrant exhibition of emerging talent at its annual VAM Children and Teens' Spring Art Celebration. All are welcome to the event featuring over 250 creative works by VAM students aged 6 to 18.
The exhibition will run Saturday June 3 and Sunday June 4, 2017 from 9 am to 4 pm. VAM is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga, Ontario.
FREE ACTIVITY: VAM will also offer free art-making activities for youth from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday June 3, 2017 and from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday June 4, 2017.
"We look forward to the VAM Children and Teens' Spring Art Celebration each year. The exhibition showcases the burgeoning creative energy of Mississauga's youth," explains VAM Arts Program Manager Lisa Robinson. "This event gives artists as young as six an opportunity to proudly present their work to the public. It's always a beautiful show and a wonderful chance to bring families and friends together to celebrate the artistic accomplishments of our youth. We look forward to seeing you all there!"
PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Family and friends will vote for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Three special Prize Packs which will be awarded on Monday, June 5, 2017. The First place winner will also receive a complimentary week at VAM's Kids' Summer Art Camp or a Summer Teen Art Course.
ABOUTVISUALARTSMISSISSAUGAATRIVERWOOD: Founded in 1978, VAM is one of Mississauga's key creative incubators which concentrates its efforts on three pillars of influence: Art Education, Art Exhibition and Community Outreach. VAM strives to enrich community life by fostering an appreciation of the arts through active involvement in a variety of creative experiences. VAM offers a variety of studio arts courses for adults, teens and children as well as summer camps, exhibitions, Artsy Parties and ArtReach for schools and corporate team-building. VAM proudly celebrates 40 years in 2017. Please visit www.visualartsmississauga.com