South-Central Art Festival KS/MO 3-6 Summit Christian Academy, Lee's Summit, MO
April 6, 2018
What is the ACSI Art Festival?
Purpose: The ACSI Art Festival encourages art education and promotes artistic creativity and expression. Students are able to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ through the use of their artistic talent and personal expression. Original artwork projects, in the medium of their choice, are entered at the art festival and receive a rating through an evaluative rubric.
High school "best of show" entries from each district are shipped to the south-central regional office for the regional art festival with judging by artists and gallery owners from the Dallas area.
How to Get Started?
ACSI Student Activities are open to member schools.
• Complete the South-Central Student Activities Registration form.
• Passwords for resources are emailed to school coordinators. The handbooks are available to download on the Art Festival home page to help schools coordinate the event at their own school and to prepare for/attend the district-level event.
• The Student Participation form and the student participation fees are due at the host school no later than 30 days before the event.
Still Have Questions?
Feel free to contact the South-Central Student Activities Coordinator (student_activitiesSC@acsi.org) at the South-Central regional office with any questions.
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