Posts Tagged: art

Human Landscape with Kids

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Spanish artist Jaume Plensa’s larger-than-life “Human Landscape” exhibit at Cheekwood
and the Frist Center invites thoughtful interaction among kids and adults.

ART is EVERYWHERE!

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If you would just take a second, your child who really wants to spend some time with you right now, could actually be making a creative work of art by simple things done around the house. Because … ART is EVERYWHERE!

Art Questing

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Most people agree that art is important for children. At the root is the fact that self-expression boosts a child’s ability to interact with the world around him, important for his overall development. You can easily encourage your kids at home with an assortment of supplies ranging from colored pencils and crayons to paint and… Read more »

The Art of Nature

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Lucky to be on beautiful St. George Island in the Gulf of Mexico recently, I had a first-time experience that made me think about art in a new way. The beauty of St. George Island is how unspoiled it is and the absence of light pollution (outdoor lights are banned on the beach to save… Read more »

Conformity Kills Art

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One of the things I resented getting as a present when I was a child was a paint by numbers set. Not that I hated painting, but I detested the fact that someone else’s “rules” dictated what color of paint goes with each number, especially since I thought different colors were more interesting. So, yeah,… Read more »