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ArtWorks 2020 Fine Art Festival
Monday, March 9, 2020

Students from 30 area schools, including all three Lincoln-Way high schools, will exhibit their musical and visual art talents at ArtWorks 2020, a fine arts festival sponsored by Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 on Saturday, March 21 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Lincoln-Way East High School, 201 Colorado Ave., Frankfort.

Visitors to ArtWorks 2020 will have an opportunity to view musical performances by musical groups, youth strings, and jazz combos; attend a variety of art demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages; and view an art exhibit of more than 900 art pieces by students ranging from kindergarten to high school. Participating school districts are Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210, New Lenox School District 122, Frankfort School District 157C, Summit Hill School District 161, Mokena School District 159, and Manhattan School District 114, as well as Providence High School.

Professional artists from the community John Tylk and Ted Fuka will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate various art techniques. The Frankfort Arts Association will also have representatives to talk about artistic opportunities in the community.

The ArtWorks Festival is being held in conjunction with Frankfort’s Community Showcase. The Community Showcase will be held in the Lincoln-Way East Field House, and will offer families plenty of opportunities to interact with local businesses and vendors.

Admission is free and open to the public, so please stop by and enjoy a day devoted to celebrating the arts and the community. There will be plenty of activities, performances, and art for all ages to enjoy. Contact Phil Labriola with any questions at (815) 717-3561 or at plabriola@lw210.org.

Scheduled activities include:
Art Hands-On Workshops (art classrooms)
10:30 – Pinch Pots in clay
11:00 – Scratch Art Drawing
11:30 – Marble Painting
12:00 – Tissue Paper Flowers
12:30 – Watercolor Resist
1:00 – Origami Activity
1:30 – Relief Printing
1:30 – Jewelry Copper Enameling

Performances
11:00 – Lincoln-Way Youth Strings Orchestra (auditorium)
12:00 – Lincoln-Way Youth Strings Chamber Ensemble (cafeteria)
12:15 – LWE Spring Musical Group (auditorium )
1:00 – Lincoln-Way East Jazz Combo (cafeteria)

Professional Artists (all in Cafeteria from 11:00 – 2:30)
John Tylk, Oil Painting Demonstration
Ted Fuka, Pastel Demonstration
Frankfort Arts Association Table

Student Art Exhibit K-12– Cafeteria 10:00 – 3:00

Face Painting – Art Hallway 11:00 – 2:30

Concessions – Cafeteria 10:30 – 2:30