All posts tagged: July 2015

At the Museum: Kids Summer Guide 2015

July 17, 2015 Morning and Happy Friday at last! We’re continuing on with Kids Summer Guide for At the Museum. Here are three museums that are bringing kids and families for some Summer creative fun……   HIGH MUSEUM OF ART from website: Greene Family Learning Gallery Open during regular Museum hours Discovery Packs Family Guides Toddler Thursdays Thursdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Toddler Thursday is FREE with Museum admission. Daily HIGHlights Tours All tours are FREE with Museum admission; no reservations are required. WEEKEND FAMILY PROGRAMS Family Fundays (EVERY Sunday) Every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Second Sunday Fundays (EVERY month) Second Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Weekend Family Tours Saturdays & Sundays at 2 p.m. FREE with Museum admission and free to members; no registration required. There are Special Programs, Highly Hands-On Blog, and Family Memberships Just go to the High Museum website: http://www.high.org to find out more! High Museum of Art / 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 /  (404) 733-4400 NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART from the website: About the NGAkids …

Editor’s Desk: July 2015

July 2015 Volume 2 / Number 7 Hey there! June has slipped by and we are now in the seventh month of the year, July. What’s the best thing about Summer? Spending time with family. This is the time where we have family reunions. We want to get to know other parts of our roots right? Family is that. We need to make sure we connect to our roots, to keep each other in touch. I experienced that when I went to a funeral for my first cousin in South Carolina over the weekend. Family is the focus for this month and what better place than to look at museums. At the Museum Kids Summer Edition for this year is at the peak. We’re looking high and wide for what kids and families can look forward to at their local museums. For those of you who may not have read last week’s announcement post, I’ve decided to make a Summer Spotlight Artist Feature. Saulius is this summer’s spotlight artist and will continue through August. Check …

Artscene Stuff: Art Aspen & Santa Fe 2015

June 24, 2015 Good Morning! Just two things I need to share with you. This post is pretty much short, but with fair information, so let’s get started….. 6TH ANNUAL ART ASPEN August 13 – 16, 2015 Aspen Peak’s Sneak Peek benefitting the Paepcke Gallery at Aspen Institute – August 13 Aspen Ice Garden, Aspen, CO / http://www.art-aspen.com Media Partner       ART SANTA FE 2015 International Contemporary Art Fair July 9 – 12, 2015 Santa Fe Convention Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico Opening Night Gala / Thursday, July 9, 5pm – 8pm Friday, July 10, 11am – 6pm / Saturday, July 11, 11am – 6pm / Sunday, July 12, 11am – 6pm All tickets available at the Lensic Box Office 505.988.1234 Art Santa Fe finished in the top four in USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Poll for the Ten Best Art Fairs & Festivals in the USA Saturday, July 11 / Art Santa Fe Presents Keynote Speaker Don Bacigalupi Founding President of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Chicago, Illinois; “Building the 21st Century …

Write Stuff Weekend: Ashland University, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Residency

June 10, 2015 Afternoon art peeps! I did mention about some residencies this year. Some art and writing. Well here’s one you may want to pay attention to. Hopefully you still can apply…. ASHLAND UNIVERSITY / MASTER OF FINE ARTS IN CREATIVE WRITING Poetry, Fiction & Nonfiction / Two – Year Low Residency Program Join Us for Our Annual Summer Residency July 18 – August 1 The admissions period opened on February 1, Applications will be considered as long as space is available 2015 Visiting Writers: Patricia Henley / Lee Martin / Patricia Smith New Degree Track in Fiction Writing! Degree tracks in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Cross-genre options. Strengthen your craft and love of literature. Develop your literary skills in a community of writers who work collectively and individually toward the full potential of their art.   Fiction Faculty       William Haywood Henderson E.J. Levy Celeste Ng Porter Shreve Poetry Faculty Angle Estes John Estes Deborah Fleming Carmen Gimenez Smith Stephen Haven, Director Mark Irwin Mark Neely Ruth L. Schwartz   …