MEDIA ADVISORY: Maine DOE to Host Maine Visual and Performing Arts Education Showcase

The Maine Department of Education (DOE) is pleased to invite the media to attend a celebration of the Maine Visual and Performing Arts Education Showcase, where the selected artwork of student visual artists and musicians from Mattanawcook Junior High School (RSU #67) will be recognized. Starting this month (February), these students’ works will be on exhibit throughout the Maine DOE, where they will remain until June. RSU #67 teachers, administrators, and families will be in attendance as artists are formally acknowledged by DOE staff, including Deputy Commissioner of Education Daniel Chuhta, and Maine State Board of Education Chairman Wilson Hess.

WHEN:
Friday, February 28, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

WHERE:
Hall of Flags, Maine State House, 210 State Street, Augusta, Maine 04330

AGENDA:

  • Welcome: Jason Anderson, Visual & Performing Arts Specialist, Maine DOE
  • Musical Performance: Mattanawcook Junior High School Grade 4 Chorus
  • Remarks – Dan Chuhta, Deputy Commissioner of Education, Maine DOE
  • Musical Performance: Mattanawcook Junior High School Grade 4 Chorus
  • Recognition of Artists: Wilson Hess, Chair of the Maine State Board of Education; Daniel Chuhta, Deputy Commissioner of Education, Maine DOE; Jason Anderson, Visual & Performing Arts Specialist, Maine DOE
  • Closing and Group Photo
  • Guided Tour of Artwork

CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Jason Anderson, Visual & Performing Arts Specialist, Maine Department of Education
Jason.anderson@maine.gov; 207.624.6824