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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN ART THIS WEEK?

Dale Chihuly’s largest sculpture to date,
Fiori di Como, is installed in Bellagio lobby
casino in Las Vegas, NV

 
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THE BENEFITS OF ART: ART IS HEALTHY!

That’s right! Exercising your creativity is lots of fun and also so good for your health! Mental health benefits of art are for EVERYONE!

  • Art relieves stress!
  • Art helps encourage creative thinking!
  • Art helps to boost self-esteem offering a sense of self-accomplishment!
  • Art encourages healthy brain activity!
 
Essentially, creativity provides a healthy distraction from everyday stress. Art provides problem solving skills so you can come up with your own type of solutions and further stimulate your brain with creative thinking. Also, viewing and creating artwork increases empathy and critical thinking skills in everyone! 
 
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WHAT DO WE DO IN 6th GRADE ART ELECTIVE???
click the link below to view a slideshow of artwork!
 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN ART THIS WEEK?

Click on your class link below to find out what is happening in ART & other important announcements!