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PICASSO 1932 AT THE TATE MODERN (LONDON)

06/06/2018,

“Essentially there is only love. Whatever it may be”- Pablo Picasso     Picasso 1932 is the first ever solo Picasso exhibition held at the Tate Modern (organized in collaboration with Musée National Picasso- Paris) and is considered one of Tate Modern’s most significant shows ever.     The exhibition includes some of the artists’ […]

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Education

ARTY STEPS: WALK THE CREATIVE WAY

05/11/2018,

“Creativity is now as important in education as literacy”- Sir Ken Robinson Arty Steps is a beautiful little art studio in Bogotá where kids aged 2 to 12 can gather is small groups and create. Children are introduced to art from prehistory to contemporary art and explore local and international artists. Today we travel to […]

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Inspiration, Travel

MENINAS MADRID GALLERY

05/07/2018,

Meninas Madrid Gallery is a public art exhibit, conceived by artist Antonio Azzato, that will be featured in Madrid until the end of June.   “Las Meninas” is considered one of the most famous and largest paintings by the outstanding Baroque Spanish painter Diego Velázquez.  This oil painting from 1656 hangs in the Prado Museum.   […]

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Education

ARTS & KIDS: HENRI MATISSE

03/21/2017,

“Creativity takes courage“- Henri Matisse. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts will be holding an exhibition this spring (from April 9th- July 9th) with a large collection of rarely seen works by French painter Henri Matisse. I wish I could travel to Boston to see this exposition as he has been a favorite artist of […]

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Education, Inspiration

ART & KIDS: THE MAGICAL GARDEN OF CLAUDE MONET

07/06/2016,

We continue our series of art education for children by travelling to France to learn more about Claude Monet and his garden at Giverny.  The first step in our journey is the book  “The Magical Garden of Claude Monet” by  Laurence Anholt, a British writer and illustrator. Her books for children include other painters like […]

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Inspiration

SUMMER ACTIVITY: DESIGN YOUR OWN KITE

07/20/2015,

We bought this kite some months ago at the Abu Dhabi airport. The package contains 1 plain sail sheet (with the 2 spine rods, dihedral joing and bridle already attached), 2 spar rods, 1 rell will flying line, paint and a paintbrush. The instructions are really simple, and painting the kite was really fun for […]

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Inspiration

MULTIPLE CIRCLES: ART WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN

06/30/2015,

Multiple Circles is a really fun workshop for small children created by Rita María Noguera. It is based in this wonderful book by Hervé Tullet. The workshop just requires some simple materials that we all have at home. It is very inspiring to see how just three colors and a simple circle form is used […]

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Inspiration

DRAW A DOODLE: ART WORKSHOP FOR KIDS

06/25/2015,

Draw a doodle is a fun and creative workshop for kids organized by Rita María Noguera, in which she presents, creates, discovers and explores art by drawing doodles. Garabato is the Spanish word for doodle, and Rita uses this extraordinary book to start her class. Created by the Pedagogic Department of the Museo Nacional Centro […]

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Education

WORLDKIDS & ARTS WITH RITA NOGUERA

06/24/2015,

Art is key to child development, as mentioned in this short article about the  Benefits of Arts to Kids. Please let me introduce you to Rita María Noguera  (Brasil, 1972). Rita is a talented teacher with 23 years of experience, and an international expert in Education, Arts and Pedagogy. Her list of Degrees and Masters […]

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