Weekend Kid’s Pick

Student Art Party at the Abrons this Saturday

The Abrons Art Center at the Henry Street Settlement (466 Grand at Pitt) is hosting a Student Art Party for children and parents on Saturday, May 21, starting at 10:30 a.m. The party will display artwork of visual arts students and students from the performing arts training programs will perform selections throughout the day. Refreshments will be served and art making activities will be available for the entire family. A free screening of animated short films will take place in the Underground Theater from noon-2 p.m. Check here for the schedule of events.

The 2011 Student Art Exhibit features artwork by students in the Abrons Arts Center Visual Arts and Arts-in-Education programs, Henry Street’s Youth Services programs, and neighborhood schools in the Lower East Side. This annual exhibition showcases the achievements of a broad range of talented young artists, from toddlers to teens. Painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, and photographic works will be included in the show, as well as book making projects and fiber arts.