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9-11 Remembrance

Exhibit 13 is a video tribute produced by Blue Man Group as an artistic response to events of 9/11. Features documents that blew into the Carroll Gardens neighborhood from the World Trade Center. View, listen and share the experience.

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Two Social Action Projects

Two projects came across my desktop this past week (thanks to Judy) that are excellent examples of how art can make a difference in the lives of children: The New Orleans Kid Camera Project was created by Cat Malovic and Joanna Rosenthal to address the…

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New Educational Resource @ Learning @ Whitney

The Whitney Museum recently launched its revamped Learning @ Whitney site with new learning resources for teachers, kids, and teens that use the museum’s collection of twentieth and twenty-first century art. There’s a gallery of images, a tool for creating your own collections of Whitney…

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Yearbook tracks Class of 2006 at New Orleans’ Benjamin Franklin High School

The impact of Katrina on the lives of seniors at Benjamin Franklin High School in New Orleans is poignantly told through video interviews, photos and text in this online yearbook produced by documentarians Josh Goldblum, Joshua Cogan, and David Lee. An additional feature of the…

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New Education Resource from the Warhol Museum

The Warhol Museum recently launched a beta version of a new online curriculum resource titled The Warhol: Resources and Lessons. I browsed the site this evening and was very impressed with the range of content and curriculum ideas I found there. Check it out and…

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Feeling the Heat

I’m writing this entry on a typical summer day in Florida with the temperature once again in the 90s. As Jane Austen once said, “What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.” The weather has been a “hot…

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New PBS Series – “How Art Made the World”

How Art Made The World is a five-part series airing on Monday nights on PBS, from June 26 to July 24, 2006. Acclaimed art historian, Dr. Nigel Spivey, hosts this engaging and provocative examination of the essential functions art served in early civilizations and, in…

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Errata Page

I spent part of the last week checking links included in my book, “The Art Teacher’s Guide to the Internet,” and creating a Errata page that lists dead links and provides the new URLS for sites that have been moved on the Web. This page…

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FYI: Short “issue films” made by young people

Film Your Issue is a national competition that invites 18-26 year olds residing in the U.S. to create 30-to-60 second “issue films” as a way to engage young people in pressing social issues and to add their voice to the public dialogue. You can view…

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Peace Tower @ Whitney’s 2006 Biennial

For the 2006 Whitney Biennial, Mark di Suvero and Rirkrit Tiravanija created a Peace Tower from stainless steel poles and 2ft by 2ft mixed-media panels contributed by some 180 artists from around the world. The tower is a re-creation of a 1966 project titled Artists’…

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