Shaping The Future
A Young Artists’ Reception
uly 12th – 30th
Reception: July 15th, 2022 4:00-6:00PM


EMPORIA, Kansas – The Emporia Arts Center is hosting their Annual “Shaping the Future:  A Young Artists’ Exhibition” in the Trusler Gallery, 815 Commercial St. The exhibition will be on display from July 12 through July 30, 2022. An Artists’ Reception will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2022 with the Awards Ceremony beginning at 5:00 p.m.

 “Shaping the Future” is open to all children in Emporia and surrounding communities between the ages of 4 and 18. Submitting artwork that was created in the last year in the form of 2D & 3D pieces. This show is for the young artists in Emporia and surrounding communities to celebrate their art and have it displayed in a professional gallery. “Seeing the world through the eyes of a young artist. There is nothing like it – it is all raw and truth. Beauty and fairytale. Every story they have heard and all their hopes for what tomorrow holds.” – Sarah Bulinski, Gallery Coordinator

A panel of judges will choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each of the 4 age groups and cash prizes will be awarded during the opening reception. Please join us in thanking Roberts-Blue-Barnett for sponsoring this fun exhibition.

All exhibitions in the Trusler Gallery of the Emporia Arts Center are free to the public.

Gallery Hours are 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. from Tuesday through Friday and 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.

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