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Taylor Memorial Library to Host Youth Art Month Exhibition at Centenary College

03/05/2014, 10:28 AM

Hackettstown, N.J. – Centenary College will host a Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibition from March 21 to April 11, 2014 at the Taylor Memorial Library. This event is sponsored by the Art Educators of New Jersey. It is free and open to the public.

The artistic works of Warren County K-12 students will be on display at this location. The exhibition will open with an artists’ reception for students and families on March 21, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. This exhibit is coordinated under the direction of Barbara Weinstein, Warren County Youth Art Month Chair.

YAM is celebrated by virtually every state in schools, libraries, courthouses and municipals buildings by hosting exhibits and receptions.  The primary goal of YAM is to emphasize the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs.  The Art Educators of New Jersey sponsor many art exhibits and celebrations in each of New Jersey’s counties.  Original displays of paintings, drawings, and collages capture the spirit and imagination of New Jersey’s talented students.

“I am so pleased that the Youth Art Month Exhibition will be housed here at Taylor Memorial Library,” says Timothy Domick, Director of the Taylor Memorial Library.  “This is a wonderful opportunity for the friends and family of our talented Warren County student artists to see their work featured at Centenary College.  It is an exciting and valuable endeavor for all involved.”

Taylor Memorial Library hours are as follows: Monday through Thursday - 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Sunday – 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information about YAM e-mail bweinstein@franklinschool.org.  For more information about the exhibit, call (908) 852-1400, ext. 2345.

Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world.
 
Centenary College’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County).  The Centenary College School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey. 

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