21 January 2020
Come out to support our young artists as they exhibit their work for consideration into the BGCA National Arts Contest.
Time & Location
Jan 23, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PMBoys & Girls Club of Elkhart, 1027 McPherson St, Elkhart, IN 46514, USA
About the Event
Come support our Club members as they display their works of art at our 2020 BGCEC Art Show!
Over seventy art pieces will be on display by Boys & Girls Club members ages 6-18. Artwork by members of our Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, and Nappanee Clubs will be displayed. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County’s Elkhart Club, at the Brian and Jeannelle Brady Center (Boys & Girls Club of Elkhart, 1027 McPherson St, Elkhart, IN 46514). Light refreshments will be served and parking will be available behind the Club (enter the event from Door #4). The show will include a guest speaker, a short performance, the art exhibit, and an awards ceremony at 6 pm.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County is one of thousands of Boys & Girls Clubs organizations across the country joining in a search to identify talented young artists. The competition is part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) National Arts Program, a comprehensive initiative promoting young people’s creativity, and encouraging artistic skills and cultural enrichment.As a participant in the National Arts Contests, Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County may submit members’artwork and photographs in two contest areas: National Fine Arts and ImageMakers Photography.
Selected artwork will be screened at the regional level, and a limited number will be sent to BGCA’s Atlanta headquarters for judging at the national level. National winners’ artwork will be displayed at special events throughout the year. Winning artists will also receive engraved plaques and letters of congratulations from BGCA President and CEO Jim Clark.