Art show returns to museum

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Democrat Photo/Lindsay Reed Variety of art on display Artwork created by Shell Knob students will be on display at the Barry County Museum, located on Highway 112 south of Cassville, through March 25. The 2013 Art Show also offers pieces by students from Cassville Middle School, Cassville High School, Purdy High School and Exeter.

The Barry County Museum is currently holding its 2013 annual art show, which features two dimensional and three dimensional works of art created by students from across Barry County.

The first art exhibit opened on Feb. 18 and will be on display through March 25. Art displays include works by Cassville High School, Cassville Middle School, Purdy High School, Shell Knob and Exeter students.

The exhibit also offers art by Crowder College Cassville Campus students and works created by Arc of the Ozarks day center participants.

The second art show will begin on March 25 and continue through May 6. The exhibit will offer works by Cassville Preschool, Cassville Intermediate School, Purdy Preschool, Monett third through fifth grade, Southwest and Wheaton students.

Art work on display is selected by the art teachers from the individual school districts.

Students who visit the 2013 art show will have the opportunity to receive one free photo with their artwork. Photos will be provided by the Barry County Museum. Additional prints can be purchased upon request.

Each student visiting the art show will also receive a free limited edition bookmark designed to commemorate the 2013 art show.

In addition to the 2013 art show, museum visitors will have the opportunity to tour a variety of other museum exhibits, including: doctors of Barry County; the "What Little Kids Are Made Of" photo board; the military hallway; and five different themed display rooms. The museum offers rotating and semi-permanent displays throughout the year.

The Barry County Museum is located on Highway 112 one mile south of Cassville. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

For more information, visit, call 847-1640 or email

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