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Visual & Media Arts

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

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YOUNG at ART – Sponsored by the County of Nevada, Nevada County Arts Council and Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office. For more information on Youth Arts Month click here.

Young at Art is an annual celebration of the national program recognizing Youth Art Month, which officially takes place the month of March. Young at Art is a public testimony to the value of the arts in education. Every year Eric Rood Administration Center personnel express great joy in this large exhibition of student work.

Artwork will be displayed at the Eric Rood Administration Center March 11 – May 23, 2024. Installation of student artwork will take place between March 6th – 8th from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 pm. NOTE: Hanging of artwork cannot take place on Tuesdays. Space is available on a first-come basis. No space is reserved. Space is available on wall panels in the upstairs landing and on the walls of the second-floor hallways.

All Nevada County Art Teachers (Elementary through High School) are invited to bring students’ exemplary work to show at the Rood Center from March – May. (Submissions due in early March).

A variety of visual arts are showcased. Below is a look at the art presented at the 2024 showcase. The art exhibit will be open for viewing March 11 – May 23, 2024, at the County of Nevada, Rood Center in Nevada City.

Elementary and Middle School Classrooms:

NEW!! Online KQED Visual Arts Learning. Go to

Art Docent Program – Your Art Docents should be up and running by now, if you would like an Art Docent to visit your classroom, or need training for your Art Docents, contact Nancy Jackson at the NCSOS.

High School Classrooms:

NEW!! Online KQED Visual Arts Learning. Go to

Nevada Union Joint High School District is launching a high school- produced Literary Magazine. Production house will be at Bear River High School but High School students from the school district may contribute, create, and help. Christina Levinson at Bear River High School is spearheading it. At the end of school year, there will be a public launch, with local literary organization Yuba Lit’s help. Stay tuned for more details. This year’s theme is “Journey.”

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