ArtLab Experiment: Snapchat Selfies With Saint Sebastian

Submitted by Daven McQueen, Education Intern Visitors to ESMoA’s Experience 23: MATTER will recall seeing a sculpture depicting a man who has selfie sticks protruding from his body, each one fitted with a different smartphone. This is Michael Sistig’s version of Saint Sebastian, the martyr who was shot with arrows in ancient Rome for his Christian beliefs. Michael conceived this piece after watching a visitor at the Louvre snap a selfie with a painting of Saint Sebastian and promptly walk away, [...]

2017-12-15T05:17:14+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Planning PROTEST and Teaching Teens: An interview with Violet Castellanos, Education Intern

Edited by Holly M. Crawford and Daven McQueen Violet Castellanos recently completed an ESMoA education internship with an emphasis on Family and Teen programs. She started as an Artist Mentor working with The Teen Thing and went on to coordinate PROTEST, an all ages art-making workshop centered around the concept of protest during Experience 21: PLAN. We emailed Violet a few questions about her experience working at ESMoA. What artist or contemporary figure(s) has inspired you? The teaching community has [...]

2017-12-15T05:17:14+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Welcome to the ArtLab Report

Submitted by Holly M. Crawford, Education Specialist Hello friends! It’s with great joy and enthusiasm that I welcome you to the ArtLab Report, a blog dedicated to spreading the spark of creativity. Do you ever wonder what happens behind-the-scenes of an art laboratory? Are you interested in a career in the arts? Are you a teacher, parent, or mentor looking for education resources or tips on how to engage children or adult learners with art? Are you an artist looking [...]

2017-12-15T05:17:14+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|