All-schools fifth grade art show at The Brinton opens Thursday

(Sheridan, Wyo.) — Fifth-graders from nine Sheridan County schools will showcase their artwork at the inaugural All-Schools 5th Grade Student Art Show from Feb. 11-19 at The Brinton Museum. Participating elementary schools include Big Horn, Clearmont, Henry A. Coffeen, Highland Park, Meadowlark, Sagebrush, Story, Tongue River and Woodland Park. Art teachers from each school were asked to submit up to 20 works of student art. Projects include batik, mixed media, ink and pencil and watercolor. The All-Schools 5th Grade Student Art Show is free and open to the public. “The student art show offers 5th grade students an opportunity to showcase their classroom art projects in our state-of-the-art professional museum environment,” said Ariel Downing, curator of museum education. The students’ art will be displayed in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s third-floor Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. A reception for students and family members will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., on Thursday, Feb.11 in the Brinton Bistro. While The Brinton is currently closed for the winter season until March 15, the museum will open from February 12-19 for the All-Schools 5th Grade Student Art Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12 to 4 p.m. on the weekend of Feb. 13 and 14. [image: Inline image 1] *Feature photo and above h/t Jenae Neeson, The Brinton / Pitchengine Communities* #dally #news