Martinsville, Virginia


Student artwork to be displayed at Piedmont Arts

Artwork by students from Albert Harris Elementary School and Patrick Henry Elementary School will be on display from Oct. 3 through Oct. 21 in Piedmont Arts’ Foster Gallery. A reception will be held for exhibiting students and their families, Tuesday, October 10 from 4-6 p.m. at the museum. Piedmont Arts is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Piedmont Arts is known for hosting amazing and innovative exhibits. Nowhere is that truer than in the Foster Gallery. Exhibits are curated every six to eight weeks, allowing work by students from all 19 schools in Martinsville-Henry County to be displayed during the year.

Curated by Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County, the Foster Gallery is an important part of Piedmont Arts’ community programming, encouraging young people to participate in the arts and giving the public the opportunity to experience the wealth of talent in the area. Piedmont Arts and Charity League believe that the arts are a vital part of an excellent education, and both are pleased to take an active role in arts education in the community.