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Keith Haring Did Not Know How to Dance, and other notes from my students

In both my Museum Masters and Time Travelers classes, I require the children to take notes. Whether they’re in first grade or fifth, I like the idea of them taking what they find interesting in class and either writing or drawing a few notes to remember. When I first started doing this, I wondered if… Continue reading Keith Haring Did Not Know How to Dance, and other notes from my students

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Richard Deacon, or The Awesome Wooden Slinky

I was so thrilled to jump-start my Winter Session of Museum Masters with an artist I admire greatly. Richard Deacon, a Welsh-born artist, writer and sculptor, has created, in my opinion, some of the most beautiful and compelling pieces of sculptural art in the world. Deacon’s sculptures are abstract and often constructed of everyday materials… Continue reading Richard Deacon, or The Awesome Wooden Slinky

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Museum Masters: Georgia O’Keeffe

Flower and skulls and donuts, oh my! Georgia O’Keeffe was our featured artist of the day and we had a marvelous time learning all about this iconic artist. From her humble beginnings on a farm in Wisconsin, to her love affair with the Southwest, Georgia O’Keeffe provided a multitude of fun information and inspiring pieces… Continue reading Museum Masters: Georgia O’Keeffe