FARMINGTON — In recognition of the creative talents of Maine high school art and music students, the Emery Community Arts Center on the University of Maine at Farmington campus recently announced its Celebrate Our Youth exhibition.

Artwork by Mt. Blue High School students in Roger Bisaillon and Deborah Farley’s art classes will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, May 31, in the Flex Space Gallery and throughout the Emery Center. An opening reception will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. All events are free and open to the public.

About 45 students, ages 15-19, will feature artwork in the exhibition. Students participating in Mt. Blue’s Portfolio Design class will present their work focusing on self-portraits in Emery’s Flex Space Gallery.

The Burning Strings, a local group of student musicians on stringed instruments will perform during the opening reception and includes, Mali Obomsawin, Silas Rogers, Ellie Sloane-Barton and Louisa Stancioff.

This event is sponsored by the Emery Community Arts Center. It is located on the University of Maine at Farmington campus between Merrill Hall and Alumni Theater and is open every day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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