Millis High School End of Year Art Exhibit Opening Tuesday, May 9, 20176-8 pm Light RefreshmentsMillis Public LibraryRoche Bros. Community RoomThe show features a wide variety of student artwork, including Johanna Carr’s “Faces of My Hometown” Portraits in Oil Selected works will be on display throughout May.Contact: Carol Haggerty, [email protected]
There are always amazing things happening in the Millis High School art department – this post is a quick highlight on a few special things from this Fall! These three photos are currently on display in The Massachusetts Art Ed Association Exhibit:High School Photography/Altered Images as part of a continuing series of art education exhibitions in the second … Read moreCelebrating Recognition!
We are halfway through the third quarter of this school year. I know that because I just updated my grade book. The 2017-2018 school year marks an increasing shift to a choice-based art program based on the artistic behaviors in the digital domain. My focus is on balancing the introduction of new skills and artistic concepts with … Read moreDigital Art Snapshot
POTTERY CAMPS now in the Fountains! This is HUGE for us!! We are so excited to be able to have our Pottery Summer Camp within about 27 steps of our Mixed Media camps at our main studio at the Fountains Shopping Center! And SOOOO convenient for parents! For the last eight summers, our Pottery Camps … Read moreFULL DAY SUMMER POTTERY + ART CAMP
It‘s art fair season for art teachers. Time to hang hundreds of pieces of art made by the children we teach. It‘s the culmination of an entire year’s work. The prep is tedious and detail oriented but the result is glorious! It’s exciting to see everything displayed and observe the student’s, staff and family’s reactions. … Read moreIDEAS TO MAKE HANGING A SCHOOL ART SHOW EASIER
Have you ever dreamt of having your own art studio? If you are creative and you like to teach I’m willing to bet you have. Today we’ll compare owning a brick and mortar art studio to the Pop up Art School model of a mobile art school. To do that we talked to our friend … Read moreMOBILE ART LESSON BUSINESS OR BRICK AND MORTAR STUDIO?
Why are we afraid to fail? I have been contemplating this idea for a long time. I think my pondering is initiated by the kids creating at Studio4Art and ask, “You can’t fail in art, right?” Many, if not all art teachers share this wisdom with their students. When students are told this, it … Read moreThe Base Of Success Is Failure As Failure Leads To Success
Irises were among Monet’s favorite flowers. They lined the pathways leading up to the house and Japanese bridge on the artist’s property at Giverny. Monet applied thick purples, blues and green paint using bold strokes. The effect was possibly induced by his poor vision. If you need a one day project, this is a masterpiece!1st … Read moreIrises by Monet
Every year I do a weaving project with my students, kindergarten to fourth grade. And when asked at the end of the year what their fave art project in the universe is, weaving always ties first place with clay. And who can blame them? Digging ones hands deep into clay or entangled in a bundle … Read moreTREE WEAVING WITH THIRD GRADE
I like that I can talk about all of the elements of art when looking at something as simple as a leaf: the shape of the leaf; the lines and texture of the veins; the varying colors of each leaf; the cylinder formof the tree that the leaf came from. And when we complete this project, we chat about the values we created and the positive … Read moreLEAF RELIEF