On November 21, 2017 the Green Bay Area Public School District held EQUATE 2017 Celebrate Music and Art at the KI Convention Center in Downtown Green Bay. Following the concert the student artwork was transported and installed at the Museum. This partnership began in early 2016 when the Fine Arts Coordinator Lucinda Roberts reached out to Museum Director Beth Lemke with the hope to expand the student experience into a short term exhibit.
The Fine Arts Institute at East High School was launched in the 2011-12 school year. The Institute began with a focus on music and offered students the opportunity to further their studies in piano, guitar, strings, wind and brass instruments, and choral music with an emphasis on classical music. In 2013-14, the Institute expanded to include visual arts and literary arts, and in 2015-16 theater arts was added.
The Neville is pleased to be the host location for the student exhibit. EQUATE enriches teacher instruction, student work, and guest experience at the museum during the holiday season. In this fast-paced world we hope families will be able to spend meaningful time together exploring the student art and all the other offerings of the Neville. EQUATE 2017 will be on display November 22, 2017-January 8, 2018.