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Middle School Art Showcase

Virtual Gallery Showcasing Middle School Artist

Our middle school art students have been working hard in overcoming the challenges that come with both remote and hybrid learning this year. We are so proud to share a glimpse into the amazing creativity and hard work of our students. 

Check out these virtual galleries!!

Young Americans

Young Americans Workshop and Tour
Young Americans 2020Photo Gallery Link
Student Workshophttps://www.sps186.org/resources/finearts/?p=13744&i=813761
Young Americans Performancehttps://www.sps186.org/resources/finearts/?p=13744&i=813770
Student Performancehttps://www.sps186.org/resources/finearts/?p=13744&i=813770

1900 Art Gallery Reception

This is a link to the YouTube video: https://youtu.be/LISaWKPw0p4 

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, art students were honored at a gallery event at Grant Middle School. Each art teacher chose one student from each of his or her schools to have artwork displayed at the Springfield Public School District administrative offices for one year. Congratulations to these very talented art students!

Video of artwork (Click Here)

All City Music Festival

All City Music Festival 2015 Video Link

Congratulations to our outstanding musicians! Here's a link to the All City Music Festival 2015. Bravo!!

All City Music Festival 2015

April 22, 2015   68 photos
More than 400 students from Springfield middle and high schools performed in the Springfield Public Schools’ annual All City Music Festival at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, at the University of Illinois Springfield’s Sangamon Auditorium.
All City Music Festival 2014 Video Link

The All City Music Festivaly 2014 was held in Sangamon Auditorium on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Congratulations to all of our outstanding musicians on a job well done! Bravo!

Fine Arts Opportunities

District 186 Visual Art Students Share Passion with Radio Listeners

February 17, 2015   2 photos
Thank you to Courtney, Grace, Claire and Annah for sharing their passion for the arts with radio listeners on WFMB this morning. It was evident that art has a special place in your heart! Congratulations on your well-deserved awards!

District 186 Music Student Trip to Hamilton

December 8, 2016   11 photos
On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, forty-five District 186 middle and high school music students/staff had the opportunity to attend the musical production of Hamilton at Chicago's PrivateBank Theatre.