Youth Art Month exhibit to open Wednesday at Bassett

Twenty pieces of art by Herkimer students will be among those on display at Bassett Healthcare in Herkimer during a Youth Art Month exhibit sponsored by Herkimer County Art Circles.

Creations from students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be celebrated in an opening reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22. The exhibit features more than 100 works of art by students from Herkimer, Central Valley, Frankfort-Schuyler, Dolgeville, Little Falls, Owen D. Young, Mount Markham, Poland, Richfield Springs and West Canada. Students are selected for the show based on their ability, and love of the arts.

The opening reception was rescheduled from March 14. The exhibit will be up at Bassett Healthcare through the end of the month.

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School art teacher Heather McCutcheon is co-chair of Youth Art Month activities for New York state. Read more about Youth Art Month on the New York State Art Teachers Association website.