Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Guest Blogger: Mandy Buchanan

Giving Laurel a Hand

The children of Laurel are getting an exciting new outdoor educational space. A classroom garden is being created near Oak Park School for area students to enjoy. Lauren Rogers Museum of Art has partnered with the City of Laurel to create an outdoor sculpture as a centerpiece to this new space.

The project began with the Museum Education staff casting the hands of students from Oak Park and Stainton Elementary Schools in cement. The hands will then be attached to a large metal tree our staff is preparing that will be installed in the center of the garden.

We are so excited to see this work of art come together. Watch for upcoming information about the opening of this new educational space.

Mandy Buchanan is the Curator of Education at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art.

Image: left to right, Angie King, Todd Sullivan, and Mandy Buchanan

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