Youth Art Month

March is National Youth Art Month, a time to celebrate and promote the arts and art education. Auburn-Washburn student artwork will be featured at several locations throughout the month. We encourage you to visit one or more of these impressive displays:

Kansas Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Sun: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1515 SW 10th Street
Come visit a great display of talented K-12 student artwork from across the state. Each Art Teacher in the state of Kansas can send one work of art to represent their school. This year we have 12 student artists representing the Auburn-Washburn School District! The exhibit will remain open through March 23.

WRHS Art Lock-in First Friday Exhibition at Stephen Smith Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, March 1: 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Gallery Hours: Tues - Fri: 11:00 am - 6:30 pm, Sat: 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
931 S. Kansas Avenue
Come see WRHS student artwork created during an evening lock-in event on Feb. 17, where they were inspired by guest artist, Ed Balda, who explained his process in creating atmospheric perspectives in his landscapes. Student artwork is on sale.
(Click here to view finished works)
(Click here to view images from the lock-in)

WRHS Advanced Art Student Showcase at NexLynx Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, March 1: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
123 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 100
Come see WRHS student's work currently enrolled in advanced art classes at Washburn Rural High School. Students work in a variety of media including metals, clay, acrylic, charcoal, graphite and various mixed media applications.
(Click here to view images of the show)

Jay Shideler Space Art Glow Show
Friday, March 1: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
4849 SW Wanamaker Road
Come see K-6 student space-themed artwork "Glowing in the Night" as you walk through the school and courtyard.

Thank you to our art teachers for providing so many wonderful opportunities for our students to display their amazing work!