Category 'Education'

15
Apr

A Few “Notes” about Artpace from the Classroom

As a kindergarten teacher, I’m always looking for opportunities for my students to develop their writing skills by creating their own sentences. As I was brainstorming ideas for new reading centers, I remembered a collection of gallery notes I received when I interned at Artpace in 2011. I sifted through them and selected several that I […]

26
Feb

Let’s Build Something Together

It’s that time of year again, Artpace’s annual Family Day celebration will be on March 22, 2014 from 1-4:30pm!  This official Contemporary Art Month event hosted by Artpace, which is free and open to the public, is a chance for you, your family, and your friends to experience and create art together. Expect phenomenal artist-led […]

21
Feb

Teen Artist Workshop: Zine Making 101

Recently Artpace hosted a free Teen Artist Workshop, which focused on zine making led by artists Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed. Exploring context, reproduction, and the cultural meaning of images, students in this workshop created zines using ideas gleaned from John Berger’s Ways of Seeing and Mungo Thomson’s current Artpace exhibition, Crickets for Solo and Ensemble. Students examined the history of the […]

29
Jan

Recommended Reading in the Resource Library

Has an Artpace exhibition ever left you wanting more? You can delve deeper into the work of our artist alumni and the history of contemporary art in our Resource Library!  The Library houses over 1,000 books featuring Artpace alumni, many of which were donated by the artists themselves (aren’t they the best!), and recent issues […]