The Link Gallery has recently undergone an amazing transformation. After a month-long project which included the painting of a beautiful and inspiring cloud mural created by Muralist, Ram Rojas and the installation of energy-efficient lighting, the space is now The Link Gallery of Children’s Art. The gallery is Door County’s first exhibit space dedicated to the showing of artwork that portrays the world through the eyes of children.
The inaugural exhibit, The Colors of our Lives: Door County, My Home, depicts Door County through the eyes of the children who live here, representing the things the students love about their homes. The exhibit will be on display from June through September.
Beginning with the 2015 academic year, The Link Gallery of Children’s Art will feature 5-6 professionally presented exhibits annually. Children at various age levels from all Door County schools as well as those who are home-schooled will be invited to participate. During the school year exhibits will focus on providing a window to the world and educational experiences for children who live here. Summer exhibits will have themes that illuminate aspects of Door County for residents and visitors alike. The space will also present traveling exhibits featuring art created by children from other parts of the country and the world. A wide variety of themes and artistic mediums will be explored, ranging from the natural environment, cultural traditions, historical events, to values such as trust, kindness, and generosity.
The Link Gallery of Children’s Art is a collaboration of Door Community Auditorium, Friends of Gibraltar and Gibraltar Area Schools.