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Fairfield First Fridays celebrating youth art

Feb 28, 2018

The theme for the upcoming Fairfield First Fridays event is “Youth Art: Celebrating Our Creative Future.”

March is celebrated as Youth Art Month. Youth Art Month focuses on promoting creativity and art education in the youth of the community.

Visit the Fairfield Public Library from 6-9 p.m. Friday to enjoy the talent of area youth.

Maharishi School and Fairfield Community School District, including Fairfield High School, Fairfield Middle School, Pence Elementary, Washington Elementary, and the Homeschool Program, will have artwork on display by area students.

In addition to the local youth art exhibit, Fairfield High School Individual Speakers Night will start at 7 p.m. in the library’s meeting room.

The Fairtown Ramblers also will perform.

Many galleries and stores on and around the square will be open during Fairfield First Fridays:

• Americus Gallery will be showing Christopher Kufner’s original oil paintings, figurative works and large-format photography on archival paper; oil paintings by Kim Kufner; watercolor and ink paintings by Genevra Bell; art glass vases by David Lotton; and diochroic glass jewelry by Pedro Lujano.

• Carnegie Historical Museum will be open 6-9 p.m. Children’s activities include an Easter egg hunt in the lower level gallery and papr marbling with shaving cream on the third floor.

• Fairfield Art Association is opening “Middle School Student Art” in the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.

• ICON Gallery will have “Found in Translation” with artists Judy Bales, Suanna Breed, Ananda Kesler and Joanie McGinnis.

• Paul Morehead Gallery is a special pop-up event featuring live music by Jenny Sammons and art from local artists Paul Morehead Jr., Martha Sperry, Jackie Kumer, Cory Linneweber and more. Amine Kouider will have a special appearance.

For information about First Fridays events or volunteering, email Marla Brader at fairfieldartwalk@gmail.com, or call 233-8883.

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