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Students Prepare Attleboro Art Exhibit

The existing exhibit at the Attleboro Arts Museum closes Saturday. A new one created by local high school students will open May 21.

The Attleboro Arts Museum is preparing to close its current exhibit and work has begun on the next one.

The current exhibit, which will be on display until Saturday, is called "Down to the Wire," and features finely detailed sculptures made of wire. The exhibit was created by artists Larissa King of West Lebanon, N.H., C.W. Roelle of Providence and Adrienne Sloane of Lexington. 

The next exhibit, "High Art," focuses on contrast. Teams of local high school students are creating the pieces for the show, which opens May 21 and will run through June 5. Participating high schools include:

  • Attleboro High
  • Bishop Feehan
  • BMC Durfee (Fall River)
  • Franklin High
  • Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Allston)
  • Joseph Case High (Swansea)
  • King Philip Regional (Wrentham)
  • Mansfield High
  • Network Alternative (Attleboro)
  • North Attleboro High
  • Taunton High 

The opening reception for "High Art" will take place May 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Attleboro Arts Museum, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary, is located at 86 Park St. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be closed May 25. Summer hours, which begin May 28, are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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