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2ND ANNUAL BRAND CLASSROOM SHOWCASE
Maryl Fleisher, Marketing Manager
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
222 East Harvard Street, Glendale CA 91205
(818) 937-7806 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Brand Library & Art Center in partnership with Glendale Unified School District presents:
2ND ANNUAL BRAND CLASSROOM SHOWCASE
GLENDALE, CA - Brand Library & Art Center is pleased to announce the opening reception of the 2nd Annual Brand Classroom Showcase of Glendale Unified School District, 2022-2023, on Friday, March 31, from 6-8pm.
Each year the Annual Brand Classroom Showcase of Glendale Unified School District (ABCS of GUSD) features artwork in a wide range of media by upper-level students from the five public high schools in Glendale. Photography, painting, ceramics, sculpture, video, and installation art are represented in this exciting exhibition, which provides students with a public platform for their voices and their art.
The Annual Brand Classroom Showcase is the culminating event in a larger program that provides Glendale high school students the opportunity to learn directly from local art professionals. Students are invited to Brand Library & Art Center each year for a full day of interactive, hands-on learning. The students receive instruction on proper handling and installing artwork, curation, presentation, and marketing. Past guest educators have been from Disney Archives, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. This year we welcome Matt Ohm, Lead Preparator at the Autry Museum of The American West, and Erin Stone, Co-Director of 11:11 Projects. Educators will provide the students with best practices for handling and installing artwork, practical lessons on supporting their art practice while pursuing an arts career, and insights on marketing their artwork and communicating with galleries.
The 2nd Annual Brand Showcase will be on view from March 31 - April 8, 2023. Join us for the free, public opening reception on Friday, March 31, 6-8pm. Musical performances by Glendale High School students will take place throughout the evening, and refreshments will be served.
Known as the “Jewel City,” Glendale is the fourth largest city of Los Angeles County. With a population of more than 200,000, Glendale is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is rich in history, culturally diverse, and offers nearly 50 public parks, and easy access to a municipal airport. It is the home to a vibrant business community, with major companies in healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, and banking.
About Library, Arts & Culture
Founded in 1907, the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department includes eight neighborhood libraries including the Brand Library & Art Center, a regional visual arts and music library and performance venue housed in the historic 1904 mansion of Glendale pioneer Leslie C. Brand, and the Central Library, a 93,000 square foot center for individuals and groups to convene, collaborate and create. The department also serves as the chief liaison to the Glendale Arts and Culture Commission which works to continually transform Glendale into an ever-evolving arts destination. For more information visit GlendaleLAC.org, or contact Library, Arts & Culture at 818-548-2021 or via email at LibraryInfo@glendaleca.gov.
About Brand Library & Art Center
Brand Library & Art Center has been a cornerstone for the arts in Southern California since 1956. This unique public library focuses on visual arts and music and provides free services and programs for a diverse community, including print and online collections, subject specialist librarians, exhibitions, concerts, lectures, dance performances, films, and hands-on craft programs for children and adults. Brand Library seeks to develop innovative programs, services and collections to serve an ever-widening public interested in the arts. Brand Library & Art Center is a branch of the City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department, it is supported, in part by the Brand Associates. For more information visit brandlibrary.org or contact 818-548-2051.
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