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Three Things I Learned at the National Black Writers Conference

A couple weeks ago, I wen to the The 12th Annual National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.  The plan was to cover it for work and also use it as that week’s Artist Date. 734 more words


2nd Grade Story Quilt Squares

Second graders learned about African American female artist Faith Ringgold who is known for her story quilts. Students thought about favorite events in their lives and created charming, colorful illustrations using markers outlined with black. 25 more words

2nd Grade

How Artists Across the Globe Are Saying ‘Yes’ to Picasso

“Picasso is not the greatest artist of our time,” says art historian Michael FitzGerald. “He’s not the one you have to take down—he’s someone to engage with as an equal.” 349 more words