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10th annual youth art show runs until Feb. 25

D'Atra Rankins, Windsor Forest High School, Fantasia De Volar, mixed media, 12th grade (canvas panel with book) (Source: Dept. of Cultural Affairs) D'Atra Rankins, Windsor Forest High School, Fantasia De Volar, mixed media, 12th grade (canvas panel with book) (Source: Dept. of Cultural Affairs)

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Artwork by middle and high school students is on display as part of the City of Savannah's Department of Cultural Affairs' Gallery S.P.A.C.E., which runs until Feb. 25.

The 10th annual New Beginnings Youth Art Exhibition is presented by the Savannah Chapter, The Links Inc., which is a volunteer organization committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture of African Americans, according to the city's Department of Cultural Affairs news release. It is held each year in conjunction with the Savannah Black Heritage Festival.

"This year's exhibition promises to be the most exciting and creative yet, as there are a variety of art mediums represented," said Dr. Connie Cooper, president of the Savannah Chapter, The Links. "We're always proud to bring together our local youth artists to showcase their talent."

This growing exhibition will feature a wide range of media from over 290 youth from 19 schools throughout the Savannah area. Winning artists will be announced at an opening reception on Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

S.P.A.C.E. is located at 9 W. Henry St. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Free off-street parking is available. 

For information, contact 912-651-6783 or visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.

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