This 36th Annual Regional High School Art Show is now open at the Sikeston Depot Museum, 116 W. Malone Ave. The show features student art from 11 Southeast Missouri High Schools with 162 works in nine categories ranging from drawings to paintings to sculpture.
"The variety is such a treat," said Mike Marsh, director of the Depot Museum. "I think there is more variety in this show than in any other show we have."
Marsh added he always anticipates what teachers and students will bring in the door. He described the quality of this year's art works as exceptional.
"To me it is all about opportunity," said Marsh about the show. "It is an opportunity to let students show their work and an opportunity to let students see what others are doing. Also it is a nice opportunity for teachers to see what other teachers' students are doing."
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