"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 … [Read more...]
Computer Art ala Picasso!
There are so many ways to be creative with a computer! Here's a site where you can click and drag to create your very own Picasso-like portrait. This would be a fun activity for students after learning about the real Picasso! Be sure to check out this site's "gallery" to see the fun others have had at PicassoHead.com!1. Go to http://www.picassohead.com/create.html 2. … [Read more...]
What Is Art??
So what is Art, anyway?? Not to get all philosophical or anything, but you have to admit that's a good question! If you ask 100 people, you're likely to get 100 different answers. I recently attended an exhibit at the Denver Art Museum titled, "What is Art?". This question was posed to exhibit viewers who responded on sticky notes that covered an entire wall. Reading … [Read more...]