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Oct 2, 2010
In This Issue
Fun Links
Evening Drawing Class
Early Childhood Art Focus Group
Learning Stories
Art Explorers
New Workshop
Quick Links
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Fun Art Links to Check Out on-line
Check out this unexpected drawing material and see that blue painters' tape in a whole new way - thanks Madeline for the link:
Tape Art
Preview a new exhibit coming to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum - a fascinating combination of community art, environmental action, and hands-on models of mathematical concepts - art, science, math, handicraft and more:
Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef

Evening drawing class begins in October 27.
Get inspired by the tape art drawings at the link above or check out this new New York Times opinion piece by James McMullen.
He describes drawing as a phantom skill that many of us remember enjoying in childhood but have lost with lack of practice.
Our evening drawing class is designed for older children and adults interested in focusing on drawing from observation and strategies for seeing.
Visit our website for more information and to register.
Early Childhood Art Focus Group Begins Tuesday October 5

Click here for more information and to register.

New Learning Stories on our BLOG
Visit the Art at the Center Blog to read about the projects, ideas and creative process we explore in our classes.

Please join the discussion by posting comments and look for your children in our stories.
Also, we are always happy to have your contributions to our record of studio learning so as you look at class photos with your child, e mail us any interesting stories or details you notice that we can share with the group.

Some themes we explore in recent posts:
Clay Sculpture
Working with Recycled Materials
Art Explorers
Stories in Art
Art Explorers
art explorers

Art explorers classes are up and running. Classes meet Monday and Friday mornings at 10 am and Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 am. Space is still available in Tuesday, Thursday and Friday classes.
A five class pass can be purchased for $100; it's a great way to begin in the program.

Visit our website for schedules and additional information.
New Faces and New Workshop
Visit our teachers page to read for bios about Nicole Normile and Terry Klima.
Terry will be offering a jewelry making workshop November 9 and 16 from 11am to 12:30. Read more on our classes page.
Also visit Terry this weekend at the Spartanfest Arts and Craft Show at West Springfield High School Saturday October 2 from 10 am to 3 pm.
See you at the studio,
Kathryn and friends
Art at the Center