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1st Grade Masks!

1st grade artists have been learning about texture through making animal masks! They learned that there are two kinds of texture that artists create: real texture and implied texture. 71 more words


2nd Grade Self-Portraits!

2nd grade artists have finally finished their self-portraits! They have been working on this project for the past few weeks. Along the way they have learned about the proportions of the face, how to draw their own faces from observation in a mirror, how to select a color scheme that represents their own personality traits and emotions, and how to recognize and create highlights and shadows with watercolor paint and colored pencil.  66 more words


We've brought the music back!

Join us for an evening of lively music from our AAI musicians as we open a very exciting exhibit.  On display is the result of an exciting partnership between Jenna Mayo and Mia Shope, two AAI Media Arts students.   27 more words


Kindergarten Kente Cloth

Kindergarten artists have started a brand new unit called art around the world. In this unit we “travel” to different countries to learn about their art making traditions and techniques. 194 more words


Children's World Map Competition

We love maps, and so does International Cartographic Association!

The 2017 Barbara Petchenik Children’s Map Competition is now accepting entries that fit with this year’s theme:”We love maps.” Organized by the International Cartographic Association, the annual competition is open to children and youth under 16 years of age.  177 more words

Classroom Ideas

Warm Fall Leaves in Kindergarten

Kindergarten just wrapped up their unit all about color and painting. In this unit they learned about four different color groups: Primary colors (red, yellow, blue), secondary colors (purple, green, orange), warm colors (red, yellow, orange) and cool colors (green, blue, purple). 87 more words