Kimbell Education Blog

5Aug

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...

18Jun

Meet Chibinda Ilunga: warrior, hunter, explorer. He was a powerful ruler in the central African savanna and revered as an ancestral hero for hundreds of years.

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27May

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...

21May

How do we evaluate the adult education programs we offer to our public at the Kimbell?  Careful planning and reflection are essential—but a less-studied approach can be eye opening, too.

Enter a recent impromptu survey of “informal learning” programs for adults—otherwise known as Wednesday Workshop, Studio Five 90, and Artful Readings.
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