Costume, Art and Social Justice…Sunday Reads

With costumes on our minds and art in our souls, we spend time thinking about the benefits these elements have outside of just aesthetics and fun.

For our Sunday reads, we look into the work of Nick Cave for inspiration on artistic costumes with a message of social justice and love for all.

 

Check out this New York Times article for more about

Nick Cave’s Soundsuits and his other art projects

 

Trial Classes matter… and Splatter! Why taste-testing programs is key.

HAPPY FALL, everyone!

Reaching for the “sky” with Mural fun and collaboration! (Age: early 3’s)

Back to school means change and change for kids is hard.

This week we noticed many fears alleviated and many challenges overcome

“Action” Jackson splatter painting in action! (Age 4)

Once in the consistency of the classroom, and having  formed trust and boundaries with our young students, we were all set for the chaos of

“Action” Jackson Splatter-Painting

during our Art, Lunch and French classes (Rendezvous) and our 1 hour Art Adventures classes.

In our first day, we are settled in with new friends, a new environment and a new outlook on painting!

Our First Day of Rendezvous with Lunch, ART, French AND fun!

JOIN US & try out an ART ADVENTURES $45 TRIAL CLASS NEXT WEEK (Tuesday or Wednesday)

Memories of Fall ART. Yayoi Kusama. New Fall ART 2019 Season.

With our Fall 2019 Art Season just around the corner, we couldn’t help but reminisce on last season. This article featuring Yayoi Kusama, reminded us of OUR version of her Infinity Rooms with reflective Mandalas! #ThrowbackThursday time!

Yayoi Kusama ‘Infinity Mirror Room’ Will Alight in Connecticut This Fall

 

Our Art Adventurers constructed Infinity Room Dioramas using the reflective walls to create the illusion of a completely drawn Mandala circle.

Continue or Begin YOUR ART ADVENTURE with us this FALL starting  September 17th.

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Happy Belated Bday to one of our favorite artists: Gustav Klimt!

July 14th wasn’t just Bastille Day (Bonne Fête, France!) but it would have also been Klimt’s 157th birthday! Bon Anniversaire to one of our favorites!

Here are some Art Adventures projects inspired by his art!

(Spring & Summer Camp 2019. Ages 7-10)

Au Revoir Spring 2019! à la prochaine fois

Our finale to les Printemps 2019 was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art! We took one last art adventure exploring Modern, Contemporary & Fashion Art!

Highlighted exhibits included Epic Abstraction & Camp: Notes on Fashion

Epic Abstraction with Louise Nevelson’s monochromatic installation art exploring overlapping lines and shapes with Ages 2-4

Epic Abstraction with Jackson Pollock’s Drip Paintings exploring abstract expressionism, material use, balance and composition with Ages 6-9

See more of our Met Tour HERE! And see you for our June Art Camp! REGISTER NOW

It’s the “GOLD TALK” of the town! “Klimt Yourself” Saturday 4/13 Parent-Child Workshop

HURRY HURRY HURRY 1 WEEK LEFT BEFORE OUR GOLD LEAF FLIES AWAY!

JOIN US AS WE CREATE GUSTAV KLIMT INSPIRED GOLD LEAF STAINED GLASS PORTRAITS

LIMITED SPACE. MAKE ART TOGETHER WITH YOUR BUDDING ARTIST. REGISTER NOW

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