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Arts Night was a success!

Arts Night was a success!

The Wakefield Public Schools Visual Arts Department hosted Visual Arts Night from 6:00-8:00 on Tuesday April 11 at the Americal Civic Center.  This display showcased the artwork of Wakefield’s students in grades 1-12 with approximately seventy high school students demonstrating drawing, painting, working on the potter’s wheel, creating computer graphics, and 3-D Printing.

Summer Murals for Science Lecture Hall

Summer Murals for Science Lecture Hall

 

Congratulations to the WHS Art students that participated in the 6th Annual Art Appreciation Program this summer! Most students were working on one of these three murals that will be hung up in the science lecture hall. Awesome job!

WHSArt Summer Jungle 2016 WHSArt Summer Underwater 2016WHSArt Summer Space 2016

WHSVisual Arts students and alumni helping out the Farmers Market

WHSVisual Arts students and alumni helping out the Farmers Market

Calling all Art students… are you bored with summer yet? Looking for something artistic to do?

Mrs Schilling has a fun project just for you. For the past two days, Visual Arts students and alumni have been working to beautify the Farmers Market shed at Hall Park. These photos show the project in progress. “It’s looking great but is not done yet. I will be there tomorrow at 8:00am with students to continue work on the project. Come down to help out. I would love to see you there.” said Mrs Schilling.

WHS Art is the first “First Thursday Downtown”

WHS Art is the first “First Thursday Downtown”

Wakefield High School Art Department was the first group to display art at the Albion Cultural Exchange “First Thursday Downtown” on June 2, 2016 from 6-8pm. The Cultural Exchange has plans to host an event on the first Thursday of every month for people to come downtown and enjoy local Art, Culture & Commerce in Downtown Wakefield.

Here are some photos from last night’s event. 

The Albion Cultural Exchange has an open main floor gallery with natural light pouring in from palladium windows and is in the heart of Downtown Wakefield at 9 Albion Street.

 

Visual Arts Day/Night Virtual Slideshow

Visual Arts Day/Night Virtual Slideshow

April 7 & 8, 2016

WHSArt Club paints Cultural Exchange windows

WHSArt Club paints Cultural Exchange windows

The WHS Art Club went downtown yesterday to decorate the windows of the newly established Albion Cultural Exchange Building, formally known as the Light Department Building. Art Club students painted both inside and outside as preparation for Fright Night, October 29, 2015. Fright Night this year will offer four separate events for residents of all ages. There will be trick or treating from 4:00-6:00, an art display from 4:00-9:00, a carved pumpkin display from 5:00-9:00 and a student horror film festival with two screenings at 4:30 and 7:00.

*Trick or Treat   Pick up your Trick or Treat bag and a map at the Albion Cultural Exchange, 9 Albion Street starting at 4:00.

*Art Exhibit  The Arts Collaborative of Wakefield will host an Art Exhibit at the Albion Cultural Exchange on 9 Albion Street. The exhibit will be open from 4:00-9:00 and feature a wide variety of art on display from local artists who are members of the ACW as well as selected art from WHSVisual Art.

*Carved Pumpkin Display on the steps of the Lucius Beebe Library from 5:00-9:00, featuring the artwork of the WHSVisual Arts Department and GMS Art Club. Pumpkins are lit at 5:00. Want to be a part of this event? Bring your carved pumpkin down to the library to add to the display or just come down to help set up.

*WHSTV Film Festival Galvin Middle School, Veteran’s Auditorium, 525 Main Street, at 4:30 and 7:00. WHSTV presents their annual student horror film festival, featuring films created by students in the WHS Television program and the third installment of the Thrillogy!!! written, produced and acted by WHS staff members. Catch up with part 1 and Part 2 on Youtube and get ready for the conclusion on Fright Night.

“When you stare into the ABerecz” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPeTKjXvMnk and

“The Sequel” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aTnGU0-bDg