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Young Artists Shine at the Springs Preserve

Explore the creative works of Southern Nevada teens, Starting February 2

PRLog - Jan. 30, 2014 - LAS VEGAS -- WHAT: The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and the Springs Preserve are proud to partner with The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers to host the Southern Nevada Regional Competition and exhibit. Visitors will have the chance to view award-winning artwork from local students (grades 7-12) as we showcase a wide array of formats, from painting to photography,sculpture to digital design. Founded in 1923, The Scholastic Art & Writing 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. Since its inception the awards have served as a window through which some of the finest future visionaries could be glimpsed. Alumni include artist Andy Warhol, writer Sylvia Plath, photographer Richard Avendon, actor Robert Redford, filmmaker Ken Burns, and many more. This creative exhibit is on display in the Big Springs Gallery and is free for Springs Preserve members or included with paid general admission.

WHERE:Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., (Meadows Lane, between Alta Drive and U.S. 95)

WHEN: February 2 through March 2, 2014, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Daily


Located just three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is an award-winning 180-acre family destination dedicated to exploring green-living, desert life, and Las Vegas’ vibrant history through botanical gardens, interactive science and nature exhibits, animal shows, and trails offering hiking, biking and more. Indoor experiences include exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers, and the Nevada State Museum. The Preserve hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Plan your visit at springspreserve.orgor explore via your favorite social media sites and find us on Google Maps. Hours of Operation - Fall/Winter Hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., seven days a week (Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day); hours vary for classes and special events. Gardens and trails close at 4 p.m. or dusk (whichever comes first). The Springs Preserve is located at 333 South Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107.

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