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Excellence Celebration

April 29, 2018

Come celebrate with us on Monday, April 30

First Lady to Host Excellence in Maine’s Visual and Performing Arts Celebration

Portrait by Taylor Small, Bangor High School

AUGUSTA, MAINE- The Maine Arts Commission, along with the Department of Education, and First Lady Ann LePage will host the Excellence in Maine Visual and Performing Arts Education Celebration on Monday, April 30 at 2 p.m. in the Hall of Flags at the Maine State House.Midd

The biannual event honors student art from Bangor School Department and Lewiston Public Schools to be displayed at the State Capitol Complex as part of a state-wide student exhibit running through May. The event features original student artworks on display, as well as live performances from student musicians.

Following the opening address from Maine Arts Commission Executive Director Julie Richard, each student will be presented with a certificate from First Lady Ann LePage and a letter from Governor Paul LePage.

“Colorful Tiles” by Paige Pomerleau, Lewiston Middle School, art teacher: Kay Allison

Middle School music students will be recognized as well from Lewiston Middle School and James F. Doughty School in Bangor. Their choruses will be performing at the celebration.

The event is free and open to the public, and will be attended by state legislators, members of the State Board of Education, the Maine Arts Commission and the Maine Department of Education.

For more information on arts education programs in Maine, visit www.MaineArts.com or contact Maine Arts Education Director Argy Nestor: argy.nestor@maine.gov | 207-287-2713

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