Weisser Park Students Present Work at Night at the Museum - April 15, 2013
Weisser Park Elementary students will show off their best work in digital art and music at an event Thursday, April 18, at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.
Night at the Museum begins at 6 p.m. and will be a showcase of the work students at the arts magnet school have done this year in a variety of artistic areas, including music, movies, photography, animation, gaming and more.
Some of the work showcased will highlight the work done in the new music lab donated to the school by Sweetwater Sound. The state-of-the-art lab has allowed students to make their own music using programs, such as Garage Band, and experiment with sound in a high-tech format.
“This event allows us to show families and members of the community how an arts magnet school is transforming in the digital age,” Weisser Park Principal Kent Martz said. “While traditional art forms are still a critical part of our curriculum, we also want our students to learn how to blend art with 21st Century skills in a way that will aid them no matter which career path they take.”
Attendance at the event is by invitation only. During the Night at the Museum, the school also hopes to raise money for additional materials and equipment to enhance the learning environment for students. Funds raised will be used to purchase high-tech items such as DVD and CD burners and a 3-D printer.
Those not in attendance Thursday and interested in assisting the school should call Weisser Park at 467-8875.