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The Art Bug

Chef Rossi | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts
Chef Rossi

I was sitting in my first grade class when the art bug first bit me. I had just learned about death. It may have been a pet goldfish, but somehow the infuriating knowledge that we all simply end had been thrust upon me.

What an Arts Education Meant to Me

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

Even though I respected the roles of my classmates and teachers, as much as any four-year-old can comprehend that idea of that, I felt that this play was mine and it has thus stuck in my mind almost twenty years later. So what did I want to be when I grew up? I wanted to be that same kid I was at age four.

Like to Paint? Like to Travel? Combine the Two in an Art Workshop

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Art workshops are a hybrid form of instruction somewhere between hands-on art schools and home-study video cassettes. They provide an intense art experience, but for a relatively short period of time that may be easier for busy people to schedule.

J-Pop Printmaking With Mesa Arts Center's David Manje

La Carmina | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
La Carmina

Printmaking has come a long way since Hokusai's "Great Wave." At Mesa Arts Center (MAC) in Arizona, I rolled acid paint onto stencils and cranked out anime-pop prints.

Native American Art Classes In Wisconsin

Peter Greenberg | Posted 01.27.2013 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

When it comes to Wisconsin, there's more to the experience than cheese and those Cheesehead hats.

New Design Center Centers on Kids!

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 08.07.2012 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

According to Einstein, "not everything that counts can be counted." Teaching children how to look at the world with a designer's eye definitely count...

Architecture Classes for Children? Why Is It a Good Idea?

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 07.15.2012 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

No one will argue that children are naturally creative. But it is our responsibility as parents and educators to nurture their inherent abilities. For the opportunity to knock, you have to build the door.

8-Year-Old Girl Donates Allowance Money To Save School Art Classes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Alarmed that her favorite class, and its teacher, might be axed amid school budget cuts, Houston girl Elodie Giles wanted to help. The 8-year-old Tra...

Life After My Husband's Death: How Art Renewed My Soul

Carrie Brillstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carrie Brillstein

Eighteen months ago my husband Bernie Brillstein died...After several months of mourning and feeling a bit lost I wondered how do I get my life back on track?