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edwardsville art center
on the campus of Edwardsville High School

FAST FACTS

2011 - 2012
 

  1. Opened April 4, 2011; exterior doors completed June 2011.
  2. Sculpture garden being developed; three (3) sculptures on site; major improvements and installations scheduled for May 2012.
  3. Have had 7,000 visitors, averaging 300 persons on opening night events.
  4. Nine (9) major exhibitions in Gallery since opening.
  5. Fourteen (14) exhibitions of student work in Student Gallery, including all district schools, SIUE students, and Special Exhibits.
  6. Exhibited nationally known regional and local artists.
  7. Partnered with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Museums and EHS English classes to present “Art of Asia,” priceless works from the SIUE collections; another event - “Pre-Columbian Art” – is scheduled for 2013.
  8. Partnered with Edwardsville YMCA and Edwardsville Public Library for classes and exhibitions.
  9. Conducted evening adult art classes at EHS.
  10. Conducted summer art classes for children in partnership with the YMCA at Liberty Middle School.
  11. Conducted teacher workshops in partnership with COCA Center Of Creative Arts in St. Louis and the St. Louis Art Museum.
  12. St. Louis Art Museum officials said about the EAC: “We’re jealous of such a wonderful and flexible space located in a school.”
  13. We are a 501(c)3 organization and receive no tax money; we operate independently from, but under the good graces of District 7.

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Visitors since 11/14/05

Edwardsville School District #7 • 708 St. Louis St • Edwardsville • IL • 62025 • 618-656-1182
 Last updated on: December 13, 2012 at 09:28 AM
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