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By Betty Martin
Contributing Writer 

AAUW Art in Schools Reaches 15-year Anniversary

 

Last updated 9/16/2020 at 1:48pm

AAUW Art in Schools Co-Chair Linda Brown delivers a lecture on artist Frida Kahlo in a local classroom. Scholastic books gifted to schools by AAUW are displayed behind her.

COVID-19 did not deter volunteers from the American Association of University Women from delivering nearly 100 framed prints of famous fine art paintings to area schools for public display. This year the selections range from Middle-Ages masters Durer and Brueghel to more modern artists such as Matisse and Dali.

Advancing through their K-12 school years, with displays changing annually, students see a wide variety of styles and periods of art through this program. More pieces are available on loan to schools interested in participating.

With no art museum nearby, the works are intended to...



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