Give the Gift of Art this Holiday Season
Some people are born gift buyers. For the rest of us, there’s gift guides. No matter who you’re buying for, if they’re artistically inclined, you’re in the right place.
Topics for the Classroom and the Holiday Dinner Table
These artworks spark lots of interesting ideas, have easy to notice design choices that contribute to the meaning and always lead to a great art criticism discussion.
27 Creative Printmaking Projects for Kids
My most popular post on Art Class Curator is my tutorial on all things block printing. I’m constantly finding other super creative ways to do printmaking with kids, so I compiled a massive list for you of some other ideas!
Haikus About Art
In this post, you’ll learn about how I have students write haiku poems about works of art. It’s an amazing way to create personal connections to works of art. There is a free printable worksheet in this post as well, which you can get in the free worksheet bundle below!
40 – SUPPORTING ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN THE ART CLASSROOM
1 out of every 10 students in the United States is an English Language Learner. ELL students face unique and often overwhelming challenges, but the art classroom is the perfect place for them to thrive. Art is a universal language and can become a vital educational, communicative, and creative outlet for ELL students.
What is art? 6 Artworks that Help Define Art
The art about art artworks in this collection are works that help define what art is. They make you think about that ultimate art and aesthetics question, “What is art?”
Teaching the Past, Creating the Future: Black History Month Art Lessons
A collection of posts and resources with artworks by black artists, civil rights art, African art, art projects, book suggestions, and more to teach Black History art lessons.
25 Favorite Madonna and Childs in Art History
Today, I was going to do a 5 favorite Madonna and Child paintings post, but I absolutely couldn’t pick 5. I moved it to 10, then 12, then 20, and then I ended up at 25. I just found a 26th, and I can’t leave it out, so technically there are 26 in this list now.
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I was recently introduced to the work of Augusta Savage, a black American artist the first half of the 20th century, who will now join Rodin when I think of emotional and expressive portrait sculptures. Marvel at her incredible work below and share it with your children and students with these activity ideas and discussion questions.
Art and Poetry Connections with Saloua Raouda Choucair
Check out this schoolwide group art project with both poetry and art connections inspired by the art of Lebanese artist, Saloua Raouda Chocair.
IS IT OKAY TO HATE A WORK OF ART?
Back when I taught art appreciation at a local community college, I had many many adult students who came into class saying things like “I just don’t get it!” or “My kid could paint that!” or “I just don’t like that artwork!”