Category Archives: Children’s Art

Kind Words From Our Clients

Georgetown School of Arts is a wonderful art center for our area. Susan Jackson is a talented, passionate professional who takes the time to teach her craft to the community. I have been taking weaving classes for over a year … Continue reading

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Why Weaving?

Weaving is one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world. Humans have been weaving since Neolithic times – at least 12,000 years ago, and even before that people were interlacing branches and twigs to create fences, shelters and baskets. … Continue reading

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Creativity and Art: Beneficial (and Fun) at Any Age!

Multiple studies show that those over age 55 who attended or participated in cultural and artistic events reported better mental and physical health than those who did not. In 2010, the American Journal of Public Health published The Connection Between … Continue reading

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Art Makes a Great Gift!

The New York Times recently ran an article offering their art critics’ favorite art books. It is well worth the read, especially if you are looking for a thoughtful gift for a friend or family member this holiday season. The … Continue reading

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Local Art Shows and Fundraisers

If you are looking for some things to do over the next few weeks that don’t include battling crowds at the mall, but does include supporting local artists and non profits, check out the neighborhood art scene. Local talent will … Continue reading

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Art as a Gateway to Learning The US Department of Education published a report in 2002 on “The Value Added Benefits of the Arts,” which states, “Studies have shown that arts teaching and learning can increase student’s cognitive and social … Continue reading

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Kindergarten & Beyond Art Education 

Childhood education experts agree on the importance of exposing kids to art early in life. As parents and caregivers, the importance of encouraging kids to experience and explore artistic expression cannot be overstated. Early school age experiences in art creation … Continue reading

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Morris Museum

This was a wonderful fiber and basketry exhibit at the Morris museum (Morris, NJ) featuring artists from around the world. If you have a chance to go please do. Not only was this exhibit excellent but the museum has an … Continue reading

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Talented Russian Artist Uses Creates Stunning Art Using Paper

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This is why art is important!

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