BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Albright-Knox Art Gallery hopes to spread creativity and spark a love for art with its new art truck.
The gallery partnered with BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York on the project. The bright blue mobile art center with bring art classes out into the community. The classes will be for people of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels.
The art truck will take materials to schools, libraries, parks, and community centers across the eight counties of Western New York. Activities include painting, stamp and button making, along with collage and sculpture creation.
Students from North Tonawanda Intermediate School helped to unveil the truck Thursday morning. They decorated part of the truck with different colored stickers, turning the truck into an ever-changing piece of art itself.
The art truck will make its first stop at the Community Market at the Delevan-Grider Community Center on October 12th from 8 a.m. to noon. Anyone who visits the truck at its next few stops can also add stickers to the side.
You can visit Albright-Knox's website to request the truck make a stop near you.