The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will begin the new year with “Budding Artists,” an exhibit featuring artwork created by the children enrolled in the college’s Center for Early Childhood Education, opening on Tuesday, Jan. 16.
“Budding Artists” will debut with a special open house event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16 and will run through Wednesday, Jan. 31.
“We are very excited to share the artwork created by CECE children with their families and the community,” said Pamela Lewis, COC Art Gallery director.
A silent auction fundraiser will also be held for the duration of the exhibit with proceeds going toward the CECE.
Auction winners will be announced during the exhibit’s closing reception from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27.
“This year we are especially excited to introduce this new fundraiser,” said Monica Marshall, CECE program director. “We will be auctioning seven items created by our budding artists.”
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Those unable to visit the gallery during normal hours are welcome to contact the gallery to schedule a viewing appointment.
All gallery exhibitions and related events are free and open to the public.
For more information, visit the COC Art Gallery web page.