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Celebrate famous artists with projects on their birthdays!

New! Artist Birthdays Calendar

Kids love to cel­e­brate birth­days, so what bet­ter time to intro­duce a new artist than on that artist’s birth­day? I’ve cre­ated a new page on my site to help you plan your artist birth­day cel­e­bra­tions! Just click on the “Artist Birth­days” link on my menu bar for a list of birth­days by month, com­plete with […]

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Dale Chihuly Glass Sculpture Inspiration

Fire­works of Glass” is the largest per­ma­nent sculp­ture of blown glass by renowned glass artist Dale Chi­huly. This 43-foot tower mes­mer­izes chil­dren and adults alike at The Children’s Museum of Indi­anapo­lis. If you’re curi­ous about the art of glass blow­ing and how it’s done, visit “Fire­works of Glass” at the Children’s Museum of Indi­anapo­lis web­site, where there are all kinds […]

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What Inspires You?

While it’s great to fol­low tried and true plans for a suc­cess­ful Art les­son, it can be fun to come up with a new project on your own, based on some­thing that inspires you. Where do you get inspi­ra­tion from? It’s dif­fer­ent for every­one, but any­thing that catches your eye (from the shapes and patterns […]

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