Culture Arts Center presents resource books to county schools

first_imgLatest Stories As a follow-up to its summer teachers’ workshops, the Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center presented “Charlie Lucas” books to the principals of the Pike County Schools Tuesday.The Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center in Troy presented books about the life and times of internationally acclaimed Alabama folk artist Charlie Lucas to the principals of Pike County schools on Tuesday.The books, titled “Charlie Lucas” will be placed in the school libraries as a resource book for the students.Lucas will conduct workshops at city, county and private schools in Pike County on Thursday and Friday along with Tara Sartorius, retired education curator at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.Lucas will talk with students about his art – the process and the product – and students will have an opportunity to complete an art project using the materials and methods of the artist. Email the author You Might Like City removing parking spots on Walnut Street The City of Troy has announced the removal of six parking spaces from a section of West Walnut Street. The… read more Book Nook to reopen Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Secrets Revealed Published 11:00 pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Culture Arts Center presents resource books to county schools Skipcenter_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “The Pike County School System has made significant investments in the arts,” he said. “Every elementary school now has an arts education teacher. The school system has invested a million dollars in an arts complex at Pike County High School. When the new gymnasium is completed at Goshen High School, the old gym will be converted to an art complex. We have made a strong commitment to the arts.”Bazzell said the school system can build the facilities for the arts and staff, but it is up to the community to support the arts programs and the students involved. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Lucas’ exhibition, “The Art of Charlie Lucas,” is featured at the Johnson Center for the Arts through Nov. 15. The exhibition includes 85 paintings and sculptures and is exhibited in all eight Center galleries.Morgan Drinkard, Johnson Center for the Arts executive director, presented the books to the principals and said the “Charlie Lucas” books will be valuable follow-ups to the summer teacher workshops that were conducted by Lucas and Sartorius.“The workshops and books were made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and we appreciate the support of the state arts council. These grant funds allow us to provide workshops for the teachers and follow-up classes for the students,” Drinkard said.Dr. Mark Bazzell, superintendent of Pike County Schools, expressed appreciation to the Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center for the “Charlie Lucas” books. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more