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New Exhibit Showcases Children's Art

February 07, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. The city of Henderson and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-Siena Campus have unveiled “Impressions at Siena,” a children’s art gallery located on the third floor lobby at 3001 St. Rose Pkwy. Gallery hours are 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Daily admission is complimentary.

The gallery’s first exhibit features 32 works of art created by students at B. Mahlon Brown Junior High School using charcoal, oil and soft pastels, and collage. It will remain on display until April 25, when a new student exhibit will debut.

“The city’s collaboration with community partners such as St. Rose Dominican Hospitals enables us to showcase and celebrate the work of talented young Henderson artists,” said Mayor Andy Hafen. “This is our first gallery to be located inside a hospital, where these colorful and lively creations will bring a sense of joy to many people. It’s a unique way to make art accessible to more people in our community.”

The city of Henderson also hosts and curates the City Hall Art Gallery, 240 Water St.; Pinnacle Children’s Art Exhibit, 203 S. Water St., Suite 300; The Gallery at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.; and Gallery at the Garden inside the Hilton Garden Inn, 1340 W. Warm Springs Rd.

Henderson art teachers interested in showing their students’ art at Impressions at Siena or other city of Henderson-sponsored children’s art exhibits may contact Andrea Primo at (702) 267-2171.

For information about galleries located throughout Henderson, visit hendersonlive.com or call (702) 267-2171. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with nearly 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Noted by President John F. Kennedy as a “city of destiny,” Henderson celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2013, a tribute to the city’s rich history and culture. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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