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Re: Children's Art in Gallery Collections.

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J. Pease (jpease)
Wed, 10 Jan 1996 08:49:33 -0800


>Can anyone supply me with address of state Galleries where Children's
>art is regularly exhibited please?
>The Art Craft Teachers Association of Victoria (ACTA) are trying to
>encourage major public galleries in Australia to hold regular
>exhibitions of Child Art. The National Gallery of Victoria exhibited
>the final High School work (year 12) this December and the Gallery
>of New South Wales in Sydney has held very successful exhibitions
>of that states year 12 work for the past few years. These are the works of
>17-18 year olds. We would like the galleries also to recognize the
>work of younger children. From Kindergarten to late High School
>inclusive.
>My collegues in ACTA would like to be able to write to the directors
>and obtain some concrete evidence to use as precedents.
>Bob Greaves.

The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California, regularly has student art
on exhibit in its downstairs gallery. Some of the exhibitions are focused
on exemplary art programs in the area, and some are intended to "add
student voices" to a temporary exhibition at the museum.