Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council seeking submissions for showcase of local youth

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The Sault Ste. Marie Mayor's Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) is seeking submissions and potential performers for the MYAC Art Gala, titled Pastel Palette: a Picnic of Creativity to be held on May 11, 2024.
MYAC is looking for submissions of visual art and photography by local artists between the ages of 13 and 25, along with potential performers interested in participating in the event. Inquires and submissions can be directed to The deadline is May 8.
“I encourage local youth to get involved with the gala and to considering participating or attending,” said Mayor Matthew Shoemaker. “It is a fantastic opportunity for artists and performers in our community to showcase their talents and gain valuable experience, and I want to recognize MYAC for their continued advocacy for young members of our community.”
The theme for the gala is pastel colours and it will be held on May 11 at the Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person (includes appetizers and signature mocktails) with proceeds going to SOYA (Save Our Young Adults) From Drug Abuse.
“I am thrilled to announce the upcoming Youth Art Gala, a celebration that not only showcases the vibrant artistic talent of Sault Ste. Marie but also serves as a powerful platform to engage and empower our youth. This gala is a testament to our community's commitment to nurturing creativity and providing meaningful opportunities for young artists to shine. I invite everyone to submit art of all forms and join us in celebrating the immense potential of our youth at this inspiring event,” said Jordan Barone, MYAC co-chair.
"Attention all young and talented artists! We're thrilled to announce an incredible opportunity designed specifically for you,” added Erin Swan, MYAC co-chair. “I am excited to see the amazing art from the community. Get ready to unleash your creativity and make your mark in the art world. Don't miss out on this exciting chance to showcase your unique talent and connect with fellow young artists. Join us on this artistic journey and let your creativity shine!"
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