Youth Arts Month
youth arts month | MARCH
Youth Arts Month is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs. Administered nationally by the Council for Art Education (CAE), Youth Arts Month is a celebration of the visual arts! Student exhibitions, public artworks, art festivals, and school events raise awareness and support of the visual arts.
Youth Arts Month Exhibition | February 27 - March 31
View the amazing artwork of local high school students at this juried exhibition and competition. See high school work and the competition exhibition on the Center’s main floor and Main Gallery, middle school work on the 2nd floor, and elementary school work on the ground floor.
Visual Arts Awards Ceremony | March 2
March 2 | 5:30 pm
Thomasville Center for the Arts Theater
At the Center we believe every student has an artistic side. For those working hard to explore theirs, we’re honored to lift them up and reward their dedication through juried competitions. Scholarships are awarded to finalists to support their continued training in the visual arts.
Performing Arts Final Concert | March 5
Competition and scholarship opportunity for high school instrumentalists, pianists, and vocalists. Prizes awarded up to $1,000 in each category (at the discretion of the judges). Winners will be announced at the conclusion of the concert. The scholarship is to be used to further a student’s education in his or her field of competition. This program is in partnership with Thomasville Entertainment Foundation and Thomas University.
2nd Saturday | March 11
The Center’s March 2nd Saturday event is a celebration of Youth Arts Month! Live music, collaborative art-making, food, and more supports arts education in schools and our vibrant youth arts community.