Iyoya Children's Art Festival
Monday, March 11, 2019Time
College Center Palmer Gallery
An outpouring of more than 200 artworks by local nursery,
elementary, and intermediate school students will be displayed in the exhibition, “A Celebration of Children’s Art,” at Vassar College’s 34th annual John Iyoya Children’s Art Show. The exhibition is on view from Sunday, March 10, through Friday, March 15th in the James W. Palmer Gallery of Main Building. The exhibit is free and open to the public, as is a March 10th reception in the gallery beginning at 2:00pm.
Sponsored by the College’s Department of Education, the Iyoya show highlights young children’s interest in the visual arts and encourages their use of the arts to express themselves. The exhibit’s namesake, John Iyoya, was a Vassar student known for his creativity and love of children.
The 2019 show will include artwork by students from G.W. Krieger Elementary School, Warring Magnet Academy of Science and Technology, Morse Young Child Magnet School, Hagan Elementary School, Nassau Elementary School, Lagrange Middle School, Todd Middle School and Wimpfheimer Nursery School at Vassar College.
Sponsored by the Education Department