Help Endangered Species with Art
December 06, 2018

Help Endangered Species with Art

For many young people, art is an ideal way to express their feelings and knowledge about the world around them—including the environment. That was a key reason the Endangered Species Coalition introduced the Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest, an integral part of the 14th annual Endangered Species Day, which will be celebrated on and […]

Izzy Wheels: Connecting On An Emotional Level
December 06, 2018

Izzy Wheels: Connecting On An Emotional Level

Imagine that you own only one pair of shoes. Nothing fancy, just a plain black pair of canvas sneakers. They fit you all right and they get you where you need to go; they are perfectly functional.  “One day, you are invited to go to your friend’s birthday party. You really want to go and […]

Sgraffito Masks
December 06, 2018

Sgraffito Masks

As part of a schoolwide initiative to study western Africa, I wanted to plan an exploration of African masks that not only highlighted the variety and beauty of the art form, but also opened my students’ eyes to the perspectives and experiences of the African people. Unlike the art of the West, African art is […]

JAN: Heritage/Herencia
December 06, 2018

JAN: Heritage/Herencia

DETAIL: Alfredo Arreguín (American; b. 1935). Heritage/Herencia, 2005. Oil on canvas/óleo sobre lienzo; 60″ x 48″. National Museum of Mexican Art Permanent Collection, 2011.43. Gift of the artist. Photograph by Richard Nicol. ONLINE EXTRAS click here for resources related to this art print    Want To Have This Month’s Full-Size Art Print and Lesson Plan For Your Classroom? Order Your […]