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Art.Write.Now.Tour 2016-17

September 20, 2016 11:00 am –October 14, 2016 6:00 pm
Location: Helen Miller Gallery
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Art.Write.Now.Tour 2016-17

In partnership with Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Art.Write.Now touring exhibition will be on display September 20th - October 14th, 2016 in the HMK Gallery.

Art.Write.Now.Tour is a national traveling exhibition of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Curated, produced, and presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the Tour showcases a selection of works from the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards–inspiring and innovative work by teens from all across the country.

Now in its seventh year, the Tour is celebrated for being the most fresh and relevant look at creative work by young artists today. If you want to know what issues are on the minds of teenagers, the Art.Write.Now.Tour is sure to provide valuable insights through the lens of sophisticated and captivating artworks.

In addition to approximately 50 visual art works selected from the Art.Write.Now.2016 National Exhibition, the Art.Write.Now.Tour will feature the Best Teen Writing of 2016, our annual anthology of selected Gold Medal writing, displayed on iPads.

Guest Curator:
This traveling exhibition has been guest curated by Johanna Burton, Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement at the New Museum in New York City.

Sponsors:
The Art.Write.Now.Tour 2016-17 has been made possible, in part, by generous support from Scholastic Inc., Blick Art Materials & Utrecht Art Supplies, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Location:
Helen Miller Gallery
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
17 Fountain St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Gallery Hours:
Tuesdays - Wednesdays | 11:00am - 6:00pm
Thursdays | 11:00am - 8:00pm
Fridays - Saturdays | 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Educator Tours:
Educators interested in campus tours can visit this link to register. Please note, this is a full campus tour for students interested in learning more about KCAD. If you are interested in visiting the Art.Write.Now. Tour specifically, your group can self-tour the exhibition without the full campus tour; no registration is required for this option. Visitors of the Art.Write.Now. Tour will be able to take away information about the Scholastic Art & Writing Competition; this information is specific to the West Central Michigan Region. If you need help determining which region you are located, visit this link and follow the prompts on the right side of the page. Thank you for your support of young creative students!

To schedule an appointment outside of regular hours, email [email protected]

For general questions about the West Central Michigan Region competition, contact [email protected]

Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations to participate should contact the KCAD President's Office at 616.451.2787 x1150 at least 72 hours in advance.