Goteo de pintura
Exploraciones artísticas

Goteo de pintura

Los niños descubrirán lo que ocurre cuando la pintura gotea sobre una figura tridimensional. Al volcar un color a la vez, los niños ven el efecto de usarlos en capas.

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Collage con pegamento y tipos de papel
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Collage con pegamento y tipos de papel

En esta exploración independiente, los niños tomarán decisiones artísticas sobre las formas, los colores y cómo colocarlos.

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Fabrica sellos 
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Fabrica sellos 

Los jóvenes artistas utilizarán materiales comunes para hacer sellos y explorar el poder de la repetición a través de un diseño.

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Construcción con objetos naturales encontrados
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Construcción con objetos naturales encontrados

Esta exploración independiente contribuye a que los niños experimenten con formas, estructuras y materiales cuando construyen y equilibran objetos que encuentran en la naturaleza.

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Storyteller Figure Inspired Activity
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Storyteller Figure Inspired Activity

Artist Melanie Yazzie was inspired by the celebration and unity that story telling provides.

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Parfleche made by a Northern Plains artist
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Parfleche Inspired Activity

The artist Melanie Yazzie was inspired by the intricate and unique designs that are significant to the owner as well as the parfleche’s function for holding important items.

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Moccasin made using porcupine quills from an unknown maker in the Crow Tribe
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Moccasin Inspired Activity

A pair of moccasins sparked a connection for Artist Melanie Yazzie to consider the role and importance of having empathy for others, or “walking a mile in someone’s moccasins.”

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Storytelling Through Art
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Storytelling Through Art

Danette Montoya is a local artist who participated in the Cuatro[4] series of artist interactions. Each of the four artists brought our pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art collections to life through their own artistic practice. Danette explored her own personal identity through this project with the inspiration of artists who came before us.

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Take the Time: Mindfulness for Kids
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Take the Time: Mindfulness for Kids

This story encourages children to slow down and take time. Inspired by our Mandala coloring page, children will enjoy the soothing and mindful practice of taking time.

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Detail of Navajo weaver figure at loom
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Weaver inspired Activity

Find inspiration for class artmaking related to the Weaver with Loom figure. Watch Melanie Yazzie discuss her inspiration, too.

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