Robert ParkeHarrison (American, b. 1968) and Shana ParkeHarrison (American, b. 1964); Oppenheimer's Circle, 1999; gelatin silver print. Copy Right Holder: the artist. Museum purchase, Wachenheim Family Fund. (M.2003.5) x1200
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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Art of the Month Club: Amelia Wood

Installation view. Amy Podmore, Measured Rest (rabbit), 2009, mixed media. Collection of the artist. Photo by Arthur Evans._x425

When I started my position as the Coordinator of Education Programs at WCMA in mid-November, I was introduced to the Kidspace: Artistic Curiosity exhibition, where I would be working with Museum Associates to provide K-12 tours throughout the academic year. As I entered the gallery, I was immediately taken aback by a white figure with pointed ears, balanced on a tiny green ladder and holding a violin.

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Drawing Out Your Curiosity

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How can drawing be used to express and explore? For the drawing activity in Kidspace at WCMA: Artistic Curiosity, we encouraged visitors to draw in sketchbooks provided to literally draw out their curiosity.

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Chamber Choir Concert

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The Williams Chamber Choir gave a beautiful concert in the museum’s rotunda today. They will perform again tomorrow, Saturday April 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm. Come listen and enjoy an uplifting experience.

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More Kidspace: Artistic Curiosity Questions

Joseph Cornell, (American, 1903-1972), View at Ostend, c. 1965, mixed media collage. Gift of Susan W. Paine in honor of Stephen D. Paine, Class of 1954. (M.2008.22) © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY_x400

Since our last blog post, we have had lots of visitors leave us wonderful and thoughtful questions about the two Joseph Cornell pieces in the Kidspace show.

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