Youth Art Month Celebrates Art Education

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)- The Kansas Art Education Association hosted the annual Youth Art Month celebration and reception Saturday at the State Capital Rotunda.

Students from around Kansas had work on display, prizes and scholarships were also handed out. Youth Art Month is an annual observance to emphasize the value of art education for all children and to support quality school art programs. The Kansas Art Education Association says that an education in arts exposes the students to a variety of cultures while enriching their learning experiences.

They also say visual arts education empowers students by validating their unique perspective of their world.

Posted by: Lindsay Sax