GGUSD Showcases Student Artwork at Upcoming Community Events

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GGUSD hosts First Impressions Art Show and partners with city to host Art in the Park


Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) and the City of Garden Grove invite the community to attend their 2nd Annual art festival, Art in the Park, on Saturday, March 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street, Garden Grove. The event coincides with the opening of GGUSD’s 42nd annual First Impressions Art Show, which begins Saturday, March 7 through Friday, March 13.

Art in the Park will showcase a 50-foot-long art installation of the word “RE:IMAGINE” designed by GGUSD intermediate and high school students, as well as live performances from GGUSD students.  The interactive festival will also offer activities for all ages to enjoy, including a Lego Creation Station, a no-bake culinary class, a paint and sip experience, and several interactive craft booths.

The popular First Impressions Art Show features artwork designed in the classroom by students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Student artwork includes photography, digital art, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, and more.

Student artwork will be judged and awarded on Saturday, March 7 during two presentations with the elementary presentation starting at 10 a.m., followed by intermediate and high school presentations at 11:15 a.m. The awards presentations take place at the Garden Grove Community Center, 11300 Stanford Avenue, Garden Grove.

The community is invited to view the artwork at The Courtyard on Village Green, 12372 Main Street, Garden Grove on Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Monday, March, 9 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, March 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, March 11 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday, March 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday, March 13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

“We are thrilled to partner with the city to put a spotlight on the talents of our student artists,” said GGUSD Board of Education Vice President Teri Rocco. “The district has always valued our art programs and we are thrilled to give our students even more recognition for their hard work.”