FLORENCE – Artistic Renderings of Youth, a juried exhibit of work by 7th-12th grade artists from Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties, will be on display at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence from March 6 - April 5. Celebrating its 28th year in existence, this exhibit has developed into an outstanding showcase of youth art. A reception will take place on Thursday, March 14, from 5:30-8pm. The public is invited to attend and meet these young artists and their teachers.
March is nationally recognized as Youth Art Month. This exhibit provides an opportunity for the community to discover the young artistic talent in our area. The competition is coordinated by a group of junior high and high school art teachers to give students a chance to exhibit their art work and receive recognition for their talent. There are 358 pieces in the show. Ribbons are awarded in three grade divisions.
Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is located at 217 East Tuscaloosa Street in Florence. Hours are 9am-4pm Monday-Friday. Admission is free.