Art Making

Education Snaps: Pictures & Pages

Monday, April 6, 2015 -- lboan

What could be more fun than story time and art? At a recent Picture and Pages program, these cute kiddos enjoyed both! Children (ages 4 to 6), along with a parent or favorite adult, enjoyed reading Cock-a-Doodle Moooo! A Mixed-Up Menagerie by Keith DuQuette. Next, these curious young art lovers embarked on a gallery exploration to discuss artworks with animals in the Museum’s permanent collection.

Possibilities in Paper

Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- lboan

Paper is an incredibly versatile raw material.  It can be folded, rolled, sculpted, shredded, cut, or sewn.  Paper is flexible and easy to cut, and it can be surprisingly strong when you fold it. Those qualities make paper a great building material for all kinds of art projects. 

Monster Portraits

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 -- lboan

Did you believe in monsters when you were a child? Lurking under beds or behind closet doors, these creatures provoke thrills of terror, shivers of delight, and endless fascination. They tend to embody our deepest fears, real or imagined.

Monsters have a particularly terrifying reputation among children. What makes them so scary?  Our children have all kinds of answers.

Exploring Outdoor Sculpture at the Kimbell

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 -- lboan

Picnics, cartwheels, and lots of photography! This is what we’ve witnessed between the Kahn Building and Piano Pavilion as visitors have really been taking advantage of the beautiful green spaces around the Kimbell campus. Our outdoor sculptures are also enjoying attention, so we’ve taken the opportunity to host some studio programs focusing on large-scale public art.

Here are a few topics we discussed:

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