Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University is giving Kansas high school artists the chance to try their passion at the college level. The annual High School Art Day will take place 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 31 in the Washburn Art Building, 1746 S.W. Durow Rd. This event is hosted and sponsored by the Washburn University art department.

      High School Art Day gives high school students the opportunity to experience what the Washburn art department has to offer prospective students. Students choose from a wide variety of workshops taught by Washburn art faculty. These students were allowed to enter one piece of artwork to the High School Art Exhibit and Competition. Winners will be announced during lunch and awards ceremony. Two students will win scholarships in a drawing.

      The High School Art Exhibit is available for general public viewing from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. until Thursday, March 30 and then from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, March 31. There will also be a High School Art Exhibit reception 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29 in the Washburn Art Building for students, parents, teachers and the general public to attend. There is no cost to view the exhibit or attend the reception.


- 8 - 9 a.m. - Check In, View Student Exhibit
- 9 - 9:50 a.m. - Workshop Session 1
- 10 - 10:50 a.m. - Workshop Session 2
- 11 – 11:50 a.m. - Workshop Session 3
- 12 – 1 p.m. Lunch and Award Ceremony (Henderson, Room 100)
  - Pease note lunch is not provided.
- 1 – 1:50 p.m. - Workshop Session 4
- 2 -2:50 p.m. - Workshop Session 5
- 2:50 p.m. – Uninstall Exhibition Artwork to Take Home, Departure

      The workshops are open to pre-registered students only.


For further information, contact:
Ellie Walker
Public Relations Specialist
Office: 785-670-2154
Cell: 785-224-7921
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