Students from 12 schools display art 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 13–May 17, 2016

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. Scholarships are being awarded at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, during a reception at the Main Library.

The schools represented are Archbishop McNicholas High School, Aiken New Tech, Dater High School, DePaul Cristo Rey High School, Hamilton High School, Milford High School, Riverview East Academy, Roger Bacon High School, School for Creative and Performing Arts, Sycamore High School, Taylor 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