View the works of young artists starting February 4
WHAT: The Springs Preserve is partnering for a third year with the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers to host The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Southern Nevada Regional Competition. Explore the best artwork from our local students grades 7-12 in a variety of formats, from photography to painting, sculpture to digital design. See the Gold Key winners from the region before they are submitted for the national Awards! Founded in 1923, The Awards are the oldest, longest running and most prestigious recognition program for student achievement in the visual arts and creative writing in the United States. This exhibit will be on display in the Big Springs Gallery and is free for Springs Preserve members or included with general admission. For additional information visit www.artandwriting.org
WHERE: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.
(Between U.S. 95 and Alta Drive)
WHEN: Saturday, February 4 - Sunday, March 4, 2012, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily
MEDIA: Contact Dawn Barraclough/
ABOUT SPRINGS PRESERVE: Located three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is *the best place to explore the Las Vegas Valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking trails and animal shows. Indoor experiences include exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers and interactive museum exhibits, and the Springs Cafe operated by the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas. The Springs Preserve also hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
*Named Las Vegas' "Best Family Attraction" and "Best Art Gallery" by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Best of Las Vegas 2011.