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.
The inaugural, “First Thursday Downtown” is scheduled for Thursday June 2, 2016 from 6 to 8 pm. at the Albion Cultural Exchange and will feature young up and coming artists from the Wakefield High School Visual Arts Department.
“On May 19 we showcased the work of our graduating seniors and now it’s time to present our upcoming talent.” said Joy Schilling of the Wakefield High School Visual Arts Department and Albion Cultural Exchange Committee. 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.
First Thursday’s Downtown is just beginning and the Albion Cultural Exchange is looking to add in various monthly community partners to participate in First Thursday’s Downtown. If your business or organization is interested in participating, please contact the Cultural Exchange through the website www.albionculturalexchange.org
or by attending one of our events.
First Thursday’s Downtown is brought to you by the Albion Cultural Exchange.
Visual Arts Night is quickly approaching! Once again, we will be partnering with the Arts Collaborative of Wakefield to host two shows at the Americal Civic Center on Tuesday April 14 from 6-8 pm.
The school portion is in the Drill Hall and the ACW portion is in the Heritage Room. This display will feature work from artists 5-65 years old! Come down to the Civic Center and meet the artists.
WPSVisual Arts is excited to display the awesome work our students have created this year and to have high school students demonstrating techniques in graphic design, illustration, television production, photography and ceramics. We hope to see you there!
Thank you to everyone that came out to see Visual Arts Night and all of the students, faculty and staff that supported us through a day and a half of Visual & Performing Arts Days. We had so much fun and the show was better than ever!
If you could not make it to the show, please enjoy the slideshow below. Think of it as a “virtual tour” through all of the pieces that were on display. Enjoy!
We have exciting news! We put up a student art show today at Create Artisan Studio on Albion Street in Wakefield! Students have a variety of artwork displayed including portraits, graphic design, landscape paintings, copper tooling and black and white photography. Join us May 8th from 6-8pm in welcoming Wakefield High School Visual Arts students’ work to Create!