Student Art Show

April 8 – May 4, 2008 —

During four weeks in spring, the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) is bursting with artwork created by the next generation of artists. Budding artists in the Kearney Public Schools, Kearney Catholic High School, and the school districts in Buffalo County and Kearney County show their work, selected by their art teachers, in MONA’s grand East Gallery. The four exhibitions, each on view for one week, showcase different schools and their students:

April 8 – April 13:
Buffalo County Schools
Amherst Schools
Gibbon High School
Pleasanton High School
Shelton High School
Kearney County Schools
Axtell Community Schools
C. L. Jones Middle School
Minden High School
Wilcox-Hildreth High School

April 15 – April 20:
Kearney Public Schools
Kearney High School

April 22 – April 27:
Kearney Public Schools
Horizon Middle School
Sunrise Middle School
Kearney Catholic High School

April 29 – May 4:
Kearney Public Schools
Bryant Elementary School
Central Elementary School
Emerson Elementary School
Glenwood Elementary School
Kenwood Elementary School
Meadowlark Elementary School
Northeast Elementary School
Park Elementary School
Pleasant Hill Elementary School
Riverdale Elementary School
Stone Elementary School
Windy Hill Elementary School

Each of the 1,300 exhibiting students is presented with a certificate to commemorate his or her selection. The Museum hosts five receptions where the art specialists, the exhibiting students, their families and friends together with school administrators celebrate the achievements of these artistically gifted young people. The MONA Guild’s Education Committee assists with hosting the over 1,200 people who attend the receptions.

The Student Art Show is supported in part by the Kearney Hub, which joins MONA in congratulating the students and offering encouragement of their artistic talents.