VIRGINIA — The Lyric Center for the Arts will host a free open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on April 7 as part of the first Thursday Queen City Art Crawl.
The event will feature works by students who participate in Lyric Youth Arts programming. Students from the East Range Academy of Technology and Science will also exhibit their work.
“ERATS students and instructors visited the Lyric on Tuesdays this semester to work on the art and be creatively inspired,” Lyric Executive Director Paul M. Gregersen said in a statement. Press. “It is our privilege to provide them with a space to flourish artistically.”
Proceeds from the sale of works by various artists will be donated to the Lyric Youth Arts Program.
“Our youth programming is a unique resource for the iron chain. Without it, many young people would not have the opportunity to express themselves creatively. Something very important for children to do as they mature emotionally and physically,” Gregersen said in the statement.
During the open house, Lyric Youth Theater attendees will rehearse for their upcoming production of “School House Rock Live Jr.” which debuts in May.
Other events include on-site pop-up mini photo ops by photographer Cheryl Carlson, as well as the Easter Bunny, from 4-7 p.m. in the Lyric Annex. For more information on open house photo shoots, contact Carlson at [email protected] or 218-780-9039 or visit cherylcarlsonphotography.com.
Musicians Christopher David Hanson and Karl Sundquist will also perform from 7-9 p.m. on April 7 at Tommy’s Rainy Lake Saloon and Deli, 207 Chestnut St.
The Lyric Center for the Arts is located at 510 Chestnut St.
For more information on the First Thursday Queen City Art Crawl, visit lyriccenteronline.org or call the Lyric at 218-741-5577.