Friday, June 6, 2014

Happy Summer Vacation!


A Bigger Splash, by David Hockney, 1967
 I hope everyone has a wonderful summer.  Rest, relax, play, and make art!  Below are some links to arts opportunities for kids around the city of Chicago.  I hope you can visit some museums or attend some arts classes or workshops during your time off.  If not, try some of the interactive websites below to be creative at home.  See you next school year!

Arts Opportunities for Kids:
Free Museum Passes for Kids
Free Admission Days for Musuems
Family Arts Activities at the National Museum of Mexican Art
Free Art Classes
Where I'll be a student this summer! (And kids can too...)

Interactive Sites for Kids to Make Art:
Learn about Matisse and build a virtual painting.
Wayne Thiebaud Cake-Maker
Make a Mobile
Picassohead.com... enough said?
Go on an Art Safari!

American Sculpture: Martin Puryear

Martin Puryear is a 79 year old sculptor who lives in New York.  He has traveled the world to study art and craft traditions, and he has rec...