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Art in the Afternoon

Art in the Afternoon is a free after-school class for Palms Middle School students interested in a directed, hands-on art experience.

There are two 5-week sessions, a total of 10 weekly classes in February through May, on Wednesdays from 3:05 to 4:20pm.

Spring 2023 dates: February 22 to May 3.

Feb 22

Mar 1 • Mar 8 • Mar 15 • Mar 22 • Mar 29

Apr 10 (Monday) • Apr 19 • Apr 26

May 3

Sign-up deadline: Tuesday, February 14.

Ms. Goldin teaches 5 of the 10 classes and Ms. Purdy teaches the other 5.

The program culminates with a wonderful Art Show in the library, attended by our resident artists, their families, friends, faculties and members of the community. Attendees are also treated to musical performances from members of our band and orchestras!

Applications for the 2023 Art in the Afternoon program are available in the Counseling office. Drop off completed return in the box there.

The application must be signed by students and parents, and students must commit to attending all five classes in each session. Space is limited, and students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Example: See a previous year's application.

The Art in the Afternoon program is generously sponsored by Friends of Palms.

End-of-Year Art Show

At the end of the semester, student artists in our Art in the Afternoon elective exhibit their artwork at a "juice and cheese" reception in the School Library. All Palms families are invited. There is live chamber music and a lucky numbers auction to raise money for the arts at Palms.

Please join the resident artists from our Art in the Afternoon program to view their work and enjoy classical music performed by band and orchestra students.

End-of-Year Art Show 2023

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

3:00 to 4:30pm

Palms Library

Parents: Please contact Friends of Palms if you can help coordinate the Art Show and Reception.

Artist: Jesiah Shoate
art by Jesiah Shoate

Photo used with permission.

Artist: Petra Schaaf-Grisham
art by Petra Schaaf-Grisham

Photo used with permission.

2023 Art Show

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See the entire slideshow