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Art & Design Dept. to Host High School Open Studio Day

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Art & Design Department to Host High School Open Studio Day


Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Art and Design will welcome more than 400 students from  the region to its High School Open Studio Day on Friday, November 16, 2018.

Students are expected from the following school districts: Paris Independent, Laurel County, Jessamine County, Fayette County, Boyle County, Mercer County, Garrard County, Madison County, Frankfort Independent, Danville Independent and Anderson County.

While on the Richmond campus, the high school students will work with EKU art & design faculty in their studios and experience a day in the life of an EKU art & design student. Fields represented include art education, graphic design, jewelry/ metalsmithing, printmaking, photography, ceramics, painting, sculpture and art history. The event, from 9a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Campbell Building, will include hands-on activities, demonstrations, facility tours, a visit to the Giles Gallery. Sponsored by the Department of Art and Design, the College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences, EKU Admissions and EKU Student Success. For more information, contact Ilona Szekely, professor of art education, at

Published on January 25, 2016

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