The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the 2009 Teen Arts Traveling Exhibit is on display at the Les Malamut Art Gallery in the Township of Union through March 12.

The exhibit consists of 55 pieces of art selected from more than 600 visual art works shown at the 2009 Union County Teen Arts Festival held in March at Union County College in Cranford. The annual event is administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs in the Department of Parks & Community Renewal.

"The artwork submitted by the students is exceptional," said Freeholder Chairman Daniel Sullivan. "I encourage everyone to get out and see this impressive exhibit as it travels throughout Union County."

The Les Malamut Art Gallery is located on the lower level of the Union Public Library at 1980 Morris Avenue. The Gallery is handicapped accessible, free and open to the public during regular library hours. For further information about the Union Public Library, call 908-851-5450 or visit the Gallery website: www.lesmalamutartgallery.web.officelive.com 

For information about the Teen Arts program contact the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth 07202; telephone (908) 558-2550. NJ Relay service users should call 711. Or email: culturalinfo@ucnj.org