Location: Colonie Youth Center, 15 Avis Drive, Latham

Submit artwork to be on display at the Children's Art Experience & Show and then join us to create instant masterpieces at the artist creation stations!

The Council’s Art Experience and Show will be held Saturday, April 13 at the Colonie Youth Center, 15 Avis Drive, Latham from 11am to 2pm. To feature your art, complete the submission form and deliver to: Child Care Council, 91 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204.

This art show is to celebrate children’s development through art and to raise funds to continue the Council’s important work in children’s development. The event will feature the art show, entertainment, refreshments, art activities, and a silent auction. The event is free and open to all.

Art submissions should be open ended and child created. 

This is a FREE & FAMILY FRIENDLY event.



Art submission rules:

  • Any children, infant through school-age who lives in the greater Capital Region are invited to submit art to be exhibited in the show. Children may submit individually or with their child care program or classroom.
  • Different forms of art are welcome! Art may consist of drawings, paintings, sculpture, etc., but must be appropriate for all ages to view and must be smaller than 36” x 36”. Art may not include unsafe materials.
  • Any art to be included in the show must be delivered to the Child Care Council, 91 Broadway Menands, NY 12204 by Friday, March 22 to be eligible to be presented. Please contact 518-426-7181 with any questions or to arrange an alternative drop off.
  • If submitted art is on a non-sturdy medium (i.e. paper), it may be mounted with spray or other adhesive to a firm surface such a cardstock.
  • The submission form must be completed and included with each piece of art.
  • Art will be displayed at the Colonie Youth Center from 15 Avis Drive, Latham from 11am to 2pm on Saturday, April 13
  • All art can be retrieved at the end of the Art Show starting at 2:15pm or at the Council office. Please call 518-426-7181 to make arrangements for pick-up.
  • The 2019 Art Experience and Show is open to the public and admission is free. In addition to enjoying the art, the event will feature art activities, lessons and snacks.

Please reach out to Kate or Abbe at 518-426-7181 with any questions

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Vendor opportunities:

  • Businesses that cater to children and families are encouraged to inquire about vendor opportunities.
  • Vendors would participate in the "creation station" portion of the event, reserving some area of their table to demonstrate and allow children to make art. 
  • Some tables are available, but vendors may need to bring their own.
  • No electricity is available.
  • Tables are $100

Please reach out to Kate 518-426-7181 to reserve your space.

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