Pensacola, FL – In recognition of National Youth Art Month and in partnership with the Escambia County School System, the PMA presents the 57th annual Youth Art Focus exhibition. It highlights the best work from art students and educators in Escambia County schools. This exhibition of work from more than 500 students, grades pre-K through 12, recognizes their strong artistic achievements and our area teachers’ dedication to art education.
There will be three receptions for the exhibition:
- Teachers’ reception will be Jan. 15, 5-7 p.m.
- Middle and high school reception will be Jan. 17, 5-7 p.m.
- Elementary reception will be Jan. 18 5-7 p.m.
Cash awards to the middle school and high school winners will be given at the student receptions, which are underwritten annually by the PMA Guild.
Youth Art Focuscreates an opportunity to expose students to the fine art world in a professional museum environment, while giving the public a chance to experience and appreciate the accomplishments of Escambia County’s Art Education programs. The exhibition draws many school groups to the Museum, along with families and friends excited to see the children’s work on display.
Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday noon-5 p.m. The Museum is closed Sundays and Mondays.
Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students and active duty military. Children under 5 are free. Tuesdays, admission is free to the public. For more information about the Museum call 850-432-6247, visit the website at pensacolamuseumofart.org, or log on to Facebook at facebook.com/pensacolamuseumofart.