Exceptional art from local students on display at Main Library

Who: Taft Museum of Art and the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

What: Artists Reaching Classrooms (ARC) exhibition

Where: The Main Library Atrium, 800 Vine St., Downtown Cincinnati

When: April 12–May 18, 2017

Why: The exhibit showcases art, including painting, photography, digital design and ceramics created by students from 12 area high schools. Each work is accompanied by an artist’s statement, providing an explanation of the student’s process and intent.

ARC is a program offered by the Taft Museum of Art which immerses high school art students in Cincinnati’s visual arts community and exposes them to art careers and professionals. A reception to celebrate the students achievement and awards ceremony is being held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the Main Library.

The schools represented are: Aiken New Tech High School, Archbishop McNicholas High School, Cincinnati Country Day High School, Dater High School, DePaul Cristo Rey High School, Hamilton High School, Kings High School, Roger Bacon High School, School for Creative and Performing Arts, Sycamore High School, Walnut Hills High School and Winton Woods High School.

Main Library hours: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday;
9 a.m.–6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; and 1 p.m.–5 p.m. Sunday.

Call 513-369-6900 or visit www.CincinnatiLibrary.org.