How to Beautifully Display Your Art Show Without Breaking the Bank

With art show season quickly approaching, art teachers everywhere are scrambling to find cost-effective and workable display solutions for their events.

District-wide art shows pose a particular challenge when display space is at a premium. So, how do you create a functional and attractive display board for next to nothing?

All you need to solve this problem is poster board, binder rings, and some inexpensive clips! Check out this video to see the simple solution that has worked for my school.

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What low-cost options do you use for displaying artwork?

Have you tried a hanging display option? If so, how did you build it?

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Lindsey Moss

Lindsey Moss, an elementary school art educator, is AOEU’s Content Specialist and a former AOEU Writer. She enjoys art history and finding creative and fun solutions to educational challenges.

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