Get Your Hands on Art

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CURATE THIS! 2013   

Teens – Get a hands-on art opportunity! Learn about planning and curating an art exhibit from our art collection. You will work with Sabatini Gallery staff to select, plan and display an art exhibit in the Hirschberg Gallery. You can add this experience to college applications.

WHO:  3-7 High School Students from Topeka/Shawnee County and surrounding counties

WHAT:   Second annual exhibit curated by teens.   You will decide as a group on your own take of Underground as a theme for your exhibit.  This is part of Topeka Shawnee Count Library’s Summer Fest Reading program.   A cohesive exhibit will be collaboratively chosen from Sabatini Gallery’s permanent collection.  Writing text including curator’s statements, labels, preparing walls, matting and framing are all part of this process.

WHERE:  The front gallery space, Hirschberg Gallery.   This entry gallery has roughly 12 x 35 square feet, allowing for the reception desk and security gates, for 423 square feet.

WHEN:  Sign up by Feb 12, 2013. Dates of exhibit April 30 – August 11. You will need to be available from February 13– April 30 to assist with planning and installing their exhibit.  We will meet weekly on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5 pm.

HOW:  Interested?  Have an instructor send a letter of recommendation.

Betsy Knabe Roe

Sabatini Gallery, Topeka Shawnee County Public Library  785-580-4577


The Good, The Bed and The Ugly
Curate This! 2012