Youth Art

Come Celebrate the Joy of Creativity with Our Youth

We are pleased to have all Williamsburg James City County public schools (K-12), many area private schools and surrounding counties participate in the Youth Art Show annually.

Come experience their amazingly creative works along with fun art themed activities for all ages!

Youth art is displayed in over 2,500 square foot tent on Prince George Street with youth art activities, music and family friendly food available nearby.

Additionally, The College of William & Mary Student & Faculty Art Show will be up the weeks leading up to An Occasion and throughout the weekend. Works from the Senior “Studio Art” majors and Faculty of The Department of Art & Art History will be displayed in the South Henry Street Shops. Faculty members Nicole Santiago & Elizabeth Mead (chair) coordinate the college show and the works displayed are juried by the Studio Art Faculty. Students will create, frame and curate their work.

Prince George Street

Saturday & Sunday


Youth Art Show


Young artist demonstrations and instruction


Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center make-a- masterpiece table


Bubbles the Clown balloon and face art




Junior Women’s Club Sand Art


Area art teachers have told us how much the event means to their students & schools.

From Warhill: “We work very hard and appreciate being recognized.
From Hornsby: “Thanks for your hard work.
From Walsingham: “As always my students love participating in the live art
demonstrations. Congratulations on another successful  Youth Exhibit!

One area teacher summed it up: “We, the art teachers, feel very honored and privileged to be a part of the Occasion for the Arts." Thank you!!”

Thank You to the Students and teachers who participate in this exhibit and to The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center and The Junior Women's Club of Williamsburg for providing hands-on art activities!