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What We Did On Our Summer Vacations

Summer 2015 Lucy Burne Gallery Intern Lindsay Jones interviews Summer Youth Employment Program teen interns. Lindsay:  As I reflected on my summer vacation, I recognized an incredible growth in myself and my peers. The Summer Youth Employment Program offers an opportunity for teens to work in a professional setting and expand their knowledge in their career […]

Summer in Centennial Sculpture Park

Looking for a summer celebration for the whole family? Come to the Memorial Art Gallery on Thursday, August 6, 5-8 pm for Summer in Centennial Sculpture Park. You and your family & friends are invited to explore the public art in our Sculpture Park independently or with a tour guide. Kids can get creative and […]

Made with Love and Care

Written by Lindsay Jones, Summer 2015 Lucy Burne Gallery Intern June 2015 Made with Love and Care: Adult Student Show Summer 2015 The Adult Student Show in the Lucy Burne Gallery is filled with excitement. The range of mediums is truly fascinating. The students have worked at their trade and the pieces together create a […]

Voices of the Artist: Junior Version

Submitted by: Lindsay Jones, Summer 2015 Lucy Burne Gallery Intern It’s important to know what an artist is thinking when they are creating a work. The delightful Children’s Art Show in the Lucy Burne Gallery at the Creative Workshop shows us that children have a magical way of thinking though artwork. With this idea in […]

Mix & Matte

So, do you have the kind of mind and imagination that takes you wandering hither and yon? Are you the kind of person who, when you get on the internet to look something up, ends up a million cyber miles from your destination? Interested in a class that lets you explore? The Creative Workshop can […]

Alex the Archaeologist visits

Below is an excerpt from a note from one of our Docents. She was so impressed with the 6th grade students from Mercy High School who came for a Passport to the Past tour. As she describes, the preparation work they did with “Alex the Archaeologist” was reflected in their tour experience. Please read on […]

Art Magic – The 2015 Kid’s Show

There is something so magical about kids’ art. The artwork currently on view in the Winter 2015 Kid’s Show at the Creative Workshop features work from kids [aka ARTISTS] of all ages [4-15 years] with a diverse array of subject matter and medium, displayed side by side. Students in our winter children’s art classes have […]

Filling hearts with art

Late last week, Paul Harp lead students from Norman Howard School in a sequenced clay project in the Creative Workshop. As they made connections between what they learn at school, what they saw on their tour and what they are making one student said, “This clay project fills my heart!” That fills our hearts, too. […]

Our Faces Poster

Carol Yost of our Education Department shared a note that she received from a Gates Chili teacher. Her class had recently joined us at MAG for a tour. The teacher shared this drawing done by a young student, 5 years old. She was inspired by one of the faces on our MAG poster (cut out […]

Boundless Creativity – The 2014 Children’s Show

Children’s artwork is absolutely uplifting. Whether it is the art of your own child or a child you’ve never met before, there’s something special about seeing the creative efforts of a young mind. The Fall 2014 Children’s Show, currently on view in the Burne Gallery, highlights the impressive work from the fall kid’s classes in […]