Area schools come together for ArtWorks 2013
March 7, 2013 11:10AM
Updated: April 11, 2013 6:07AM
Students from 31 area schools, including all four Lincoln-Way high schools, will exhibit their dance, speech, drama, music and visual arts talents at ArtWorks 2013, a fine arts festival sponsored by Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 on March 16.
A variety of musical and dance performances by the Lincoln-Way Youth Strings and Orchesis dance troupes, and more than 800 pieces of student artwork from District 210, New Lenox School District 122, Frankfort School District 157C, Summit Hill School District 161, Mokena School District 159, Manhattan School District 114 and several area private schools will be on display.
Hands-on art activities, including printmaking, clay building, jewelry making and painting, will be offered for children throughout the day. Face-painting and concessions also will be available.
Local professional artists Ken Hawke, Ted Fuka and John Tylk will offer demonstrations in photography, pastels and oil painting between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
The festivities are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lincoln-Way East High School, 201 Colorado Ave., Frankfort Township.
Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.