WEATHER ADVISORY IS STILL IN EFFECT FOR SATURDAY DECEMBER 9,
TODAY'S APPLICATION DAY SESSION IS NOW CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR THE SNOW DATE: SATURDAY DECEMBER 16.
MCPS has posted that due to pending inclement weather, the George B. Thomas Learning Academy or Saturday School is cancelled for Sat. 12/9 - current local weather reports state snow has begun in Kensington/Wheaton and will continue into the afternoon.
We have made the decision with concern for safety of all participants. Sarah Neubold (Fine Arts Content Specialist Pre-K-12 Visual Art Theatre & Dance,) Mygenet Harris & Jane Walsh (VAC Faculty)
(Accommodations will be made (next week) for students who cannot attend on the 16th.)
(Current information about the VAC Application Day #1 Sessions as of 7:20am 12/9)
VAC APPLICATION DAYS
DAY #1 Saturday, December 9,
(HAS BEEN CANCELLED & RESCHEDULED FOR 9/16!)
We encourage students to arrive at AEHS on Main Street 15-20 minutes before their session to complete all paperwork.
Sessions are scheduled to begin in the classroom: (Session #1: 9:20-11am) (Session #2: 12:20-2pm) (Session #3: 2:20-4pm)
Snow Date: Saturday, Dec. 16, 9am - 4pm
Tuesday, January 9, 5pm–9pm
Snow Date: Thursday January 11th 5pm–9pm
Short Video of what to expect on "VAC Application Day"
THE ONLINE "VAC APPLICATION PROCESS" FOR 2018/19 SCHOOL YEAR HAS NOW CLOSED
THE MCPS VISUAL ART CENTER (VAC) IS A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED COUNTY-WIDE, "BY APPLICATION," PRE-COLLEGE ART PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM LOCATED AT ALBERT EINSTEIN HIGH SCHOOL IN KENSINGTON, MD.
THE VAC HAS BEEN SUPPORTED BY MCPS & THE BOE SINCE 1974
Visual Art Center Faculty: Mygenet Harris & Jane Walsh
(With Support from AEHS Principal James G. Fernandez & MCPS Arts Supervisors: Linda Adams and Sarah Neubold)
Jane_A_Walsh@mcpsmd.org or Mygenet_T_Harris @mcpsmd.org)
VAC SENIOR AMAL HADDAD AND MARIE YOLANDE FANOUVI (VAC 2017) HAVE BEEN NAMED AS 2 OF 25 NATIONAL VISUAL ARTS FINALISTS IN THE NATIONAL YOUNGARTS COMPETITION SPONSORED BY THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN THE ARTS IN MIAMI FLORIDA. BOTH ARTISTS HAVE BEEN INVITED TO ATTEND THE YOUNGARTS WEEK IN JANUARY! VAC APPLICATION DAYS LOCATION: AEHS MAIN STREET GALLERY & VAC CLASSROOM DAY #1 Saturday, December 9th 8:30am - 5:30pm Snow Date: Saturday, December 16 8:30am - 5:30pm DAY #2 Tuesday, January 9th 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Snow Date: Thursday January 11th 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM