The best young artists from Gwinnett County will take center stage in March in honor of Youth Art Month. The 2016 Tapestry Display will be held at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center (ISC), located at 437 Old Peachtree Rd. NW, in Suwanee. Throughout the month, the ISCs lobby area is transformed into a veritable art museum filled with paintings, drawings, three-dimensional art, mixed media, pottery, jewelry, and two-dimensional art, all created by Gwinnett students. Visitors to the exhibit will see firsthand how the lessons from Gwinnetts award-winning fine arts teachers come to life during the school year.
Student artwork from schools around the district will rotate on a weekly basis during the exhibit. Each new rotation kicks off with an opening reception to honor student artists and their families. The exhibit dates are:
- March 2-8: Participating schools in the Brookwood, Duluth, Grayson, Meadowcreek, Peachtree Ridge, and Shiloh clusters. Artwork from Grayson Tech will also be on display.
In addition to viewing during normal operating hours, the ISC will be open on Saturday, March 5, 7 a.m.4 p.m. and Sunday, March 6, 1 p.m.6 p.m.
- March 11-17: Participating schools in the Archer, Central Gwinnett, Collins Hill, Dacula, Mill Creek, Mt View, and North Gwinnett clusters, Artwork from Give East also will be on display.
The building will be open for viewing on Saturday, March 12, from 7 a.m. 4 .p.m. and Sunday, March 13, 1 p.m. 6 p.m.
- March 22-28: Participating schools in the Berkmar, Discovery, Lanier, Norcross, Parkview, and South Gwinnett clusters. Artwork from Phoenix High School, GSMST, Online Campus, and the Oakland School also will be on display.
The building will be open for viewing on Saturday, March 26, from 7 a.m. 4 .p.m. and Sunday, March 27, 1 p.m. 6 p.m.