Kimbell Education Blog


In early September, Japan will celebrate hassaku, a centuries-old festival that encourages a bountiful harvest. It also commemorates the famous shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, who in 1590 on hassaku entered Edo Castle for the first time. As the Tokugawa clan gained power and peace settled over Japan, the festival grew in importance.



Summer fun is in full swing at the Kimbell! In addition to our regular summer camps and drop-in studios designed for older children, we have enjoyed meeting families who stop by to explore our new interactive space for little ones (ages 5 and younger). 

These curious and inventive art explorers are serious about their color playtime—from...


Thanks to the wonderful group of educators who participated in last week's Summer Institute for Teachers. We had a lot of fun with this group, and loved that they really got into their samurai-inspired creations.

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Focusing on a single theme or idea during your family visit is a great way to keep everyone excited and focused. We tend to like broad or simple themes. They generate more options in the galleries and appeal to more people. 

Animals are a...