In its first 15 months of operation the Carnegie Arts Center brought in nearly $2 million in endowment pledges, hosted multiple exhibits that drew in more than 15,000 visitors, and ended the year with a revenue surplus, according to the Center's first annual report.
Sixth grade students at Cunningham Elementary School spent Tuesday studying and making their own representations of Vincent van Gogh's famous Sunflowers. The art instruction was made available to Cunningham students through the Arts in the Classroom program, funded by the Kiwanis Club of Turlock and offered through the Stanislaus County Arts Council. Cunningham fifth graders took part in the art classes in March, but their focus was on clay instead of painting.
Juliet Moradian's lifelong passion for the arts began in a Yonkers, New York classroom during a sixth-grade art class. Moradian, an Iranian immigrant, remembers feeling empowered with the freedom of expressing all her thoughts and feelings with the stroke of a brush.
Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-Merced) announced that talented high school students living in California's 18th Congressional District have the opportunity to display their artistic talent in the U.S. Capitol by competing in the annual Congressional Art Competition.
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The Turlock Quilt Guild will be showing its colors on Feb. 18 and 19 at its annual quilt show. The "Stars Among Us" themed show will feature a special presentation to United States veterans by Quilts of Honor.
What was once a bland barrier wall seen from Golden State Boulevard near Center Street is being transformed into a mural of bright colors and vibrant designs at the hands of some self-professed "old-school" artists.