Subject: City Council Declares March “Youth Art Month”
On Tuesday, March 18, Greeley City Council proclaimed March “Youth Art Month” and is encouraging all citizens to support quality school art programs for children and youth.
“Art is an essential element to our children’s education,” said Kim Snyder, Public Art Coordinator. “It is a privilege to involve our community’s youth to teach them and get them excited about Public Art in Greeley.”
In celebration of this month, the Greeley Art Commission has created coloring books depicting sculptures in the Public Art collection and will distribute to over 1,800 third grade students every year in Greeley. Homeschool students of this age are also welcome to a copy of the coloring book. The books are limited and will be given on a first come, first serve basis: contact Kim at 970-350-9450.
This project is also supported by the ACE (Achieving Community Excellence) philosophy which encourages collaboration, cooperation, and shared resources for athletics and art between the City of Greeley and the Greeley/Evans School District. March is observed throughout the nation as Youth Art Month.
For more information about the Greeley Art Commission and how you can get involved with public art visit: www.greeleyart.com