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Student Art Shines at NCCU Art Museum

Published: Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The North Carolina Central University Art Museum is once again showcasing the work of Durham’s best and brightest young artists. Durham’s Finest, an annual exhibit from Durham Public Schools students, will run through Jan. 28.

Durham's Finest features works by students in kindergarten through 12th grade, each school is represented by four works. “This annual exhibition portrays the true strengths of the art program in the Durham Public Schools,” said Kenneth Rodgers, director of the NCCU Art Museum. “It also illustrates the artistic talent and visual creativity possessed by students in the Durham community. This colorful exhibit truly celebrates the creative endeavors of the area's youth.”

Guests had an opportunity to meet the young artists at an opening reception on Saturday, Jan. 8.

The NCCU Art Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call the NCCU Art Museum at 530-6211. Admission is free.

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