Ridgway Christian School, 3201 Ridgway Road, will host a student art show from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 4. The event is open to the public.

A jazz ensemble from the University of Arkansas sat Pine Bluff will provide the music.

“The arts nurture inventiveness as it engages students in a process that aids in the development of self-esteem, self-discipline, cooperation and self-motivation,” Ashley McDonald, Ridgway art teacher, said in a news release.

McDonald has been teaching art for eight years.