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The Importance of Making Art Accessible to All Kids

Watch this great video by PBS featuring one artists viral virtual art class is helping kids.

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Creative Handcrafts You Can Enjoy at Home

Exploring home handcrafts is a great way to exercise your creativity, make decorative and functional items, and even alleviate stress. https://porch.com

The health benefits of knitting

"Who knew that such a single activity could provide numerous health benefits. From your physical to psychological wellbeing, a needle and thread has the ability to transform the way we feel and think, one stitch at a time." www.mindfood.com

Indigenous Artists Voice Support for Land Restitution in New Billboard Campaign

Three decades ago, November was designated Native American Heritage month as a way to honor the original inhabitants of is now the United States. www.hyperallergic.com

THE HEALING MUSEUM

The idea that making and experiencing art can be therapeutic pervades contemporary culture, so it is no surprise that museums are responding to the collective trauma of Covid-19 by addressing concerns of mental and physical health with unprecendented intensity. www.artnews.com

 

Artists, Educators, and the Public Come Together to Discuss Culture and Arts Education in Times of Crisis

In honor of the 10th International Arts Education week, art projects and scholarly events in South Korea addressed arts education and its function in society and culture. hyperallergic.com

NY Prison Arts and Reentry Programs Persist Throughout Pandemic

The first time Helen Taylor read a poem at a writer's workshop many of her classmates began to tear up...citylimits.org

 

20 Stunning Art Expressions That Create Public Awareness

When people think of art, they think of bizzare creations and beautiful intricate paintings hung up in museums. Essentially, the process of bringing an artwork to life is a creative one but art itself can also serve a purpose. It can be used as a way to raise awareness about issues that affect us in our daily lives. www.hongkiat.com

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