Coworkers Catie, Elaina, Dave, and Shannon head out for a Woodson Art Museum Sculpture Garden nature sketch session and to test out a new product for a pilot drop-in program at the Museum.
The evergreen I recall from childhood extended to the heavens, and courage was measured by letting go while hanging from a limb eight feet above the ground. The creek meandered – burbling over rocks, exposing imaginary quicksand, nourishing buttercups, and refreshing various wildlife. Milkweed fed Monarch butterflies and provided endless fascination. The rock pile invited both creation and parent-sanctioned destruction.
I enjoy seeing young people get creative . . . I’d be an awful Woodson Art Museum educator if I didn’t. The last two weeks were filled with the excitement of children's art camps and a nighttime photography workshop. Enhance your own creative endeavors during Bird Ross’ visit to the Woodson Art Museum in early August. An Art 101 program on Thursday, August 6, a free workshop on Friday, August 7, and a gallery walk with the artist on Saturday, August 8, await.
It’s perhaps cliché to say things like “where’d the summer go?” or “these weeks just flew by!” but I am earnestly shocked by the date on my calendar. Friends and fans of the Woodson Art Museum can imagine our Birds in Art workload during the month of August . .... Read More