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Area Schools come together for Lincoln-Ways Fine Arts Festival ArtWorks 2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Students from 33 area schools, including all four Lincoln-Way high schools, will exhibit their dance, musical and visual art talents at ArtWorks 2015, a fine arts festival sponsored by Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210.

Visitors to ArtWorks 2015 will have an opportunity to view musical and dance performances by school choirs, youth strings and dance groups; attend a variety of art demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages; and view an art exhibit of over 800 art pieces by students at Lincoln-Way High School District 210, New Lenox School District 122, Frankfort School District 157C, Summit Hill School District 161, Mokena School District 159 and Manhattan School District 114, as well as several area private schools.

Professional artists from the community John Tylk, Ken Hawke and Ted Fuka will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate various art techniques.

For the second year, the ArtWorks Festival is being held in conjunction with Frankforts Community Showcase. The Community Showcase will be held in the L-Way East Field House, and will offer families plenty of opportunities to interact with local businesses and vendors.

ArtWorks will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21st at Lincoln-Way East High School, 201 Colorado Ave., Frankfort and will conclude at 3 p.m. that day.

Admission is free and open to the public, so please stop by and enjoy a day devoted to celebrating the arts and the community.
There will be plenty of activities, performances, and art for all ages to enjoy. Feel free to contact Phil Labriola with any questions at (815) 534-3061 or at plabriola@lw210.org .

Scheduled activities include:
Art Hands-On Workshops (art classrooms)
10:00 Wayne Thiebaud Cupcakes
10:30 Tissue Paper Mexican Flowers
10:30 Pinch Pots in clay
11:00 High Five Hand Design
11:30 Marble Paintings
12:00 Create Paper Kites
12:30 Collage Activity
1:00 Origami
1:30 Relief Printing
1:30 Jewelry Copper Enameling

Performances (auditorium)
10:00 Lincoln-Way East Orchesis Dance Group
11:00 Lincoln-Way Youth Strings Orchestra
12:15 Lincoln-Way East Jr. Color Guard
12:30 Lincoln-Way East Winter Guard

Professional Artists (all in Cafeteria from 11:00 2:30)
John Tylk, Oil Painting Demonstration
Ted Fuka, Pastel Demonstration
Ken Hawke, Professional Photographer

Student Art Exhibit Cafeteria 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.

Face Painting Art Hallway 11:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Concessions Cafeteria 10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.