YOUTH ART SHOW IN ARBOR HILL
“Summer In The City Exhibition” Opens October 8th
ALBANY, N.Y. – The 7th Annual “Summer In The City
Youth Talent Exhibition” will open on Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at “Stage
1,” a storefront community art space located at 46-48 North Swan Street. A public reception will be
held from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. Child-friendly refreshments will be available and admission is free. The exhibition
is be part of the first-ever “MoHu Regional Arts Week,” occurring throughout the Capital
District from October 7th to October 14th.
The “Summer In The City Youth Talent Exhibition” annually celebrates
the accomplishments of young people in Arbor Hill and other downtown neighborhoods, showcasing performing arts, multimedia,
poetry, cultural knowledge projects, and more created in programs during the preceding summer (and year). Groups
participating in this year’s exhibition include: Albany Public Library, Art Partners-Tsehaya & Company, Black Dimensions
In Art, Equinox Inc., Grand Street Community Arts, Green Tech Charter High School, Ten Broeck Mansion Summer Archaeology Camp,
and Trinity Alliance.
In The City” is produced by local creative arts organization, Albany Barn, Inc. Albany Barn has partnered with the Albany
Housing Authority to redevelop the former St. Joseph's Academy, an abandoned school in the heart of Albany's imperiled Arbor
Hill neighborhood, into a sustainable creative arts incubator and community art center called The Barn/Academy Lofts.
Albany Barn also produces and collaborates on local creative arts events and programs. Albany
Barn opened Stage 1, located one block from the St. Joseph’s Academy building, in 2010.
The City” is made possible this year by Stewart’s Shops, with additional support from Clement Frame Shop &
Art Gallery, Honest Weight Food Co-op, and Subway on Henry Johnson Boulevard.
The exhibition will remain on view throughout the month of October.
WHAT: 7th Annual Summer In The
City Youth Talent Exhibition
DATE: Saturday, October 8, 2011
WHERE: Stage 1 (46-48 North Swan Street, Albany)
TIME: 5:00pm - 8:00pm