The mind of a young child is in constant need of creative stimulation, which is so crucial and is developmentally beneficial in so many ways. Not only can art-making boost a child’s creative skills but it also helps them to develop other lifelong abilities such as problem solving, decision making and interpretation. It is always such a pleasure to watch children create art and experience the creative process.
At the Children’s Museum we overhear all kinds of questions every day. At the front desk, in the exhibits and in camps, staff and parents spend the day answering questions like, “Why is Seymour red?”, “How does pizza cook?”, “Why do people snore?” and so many more. What is important to realize as a parent or caregiver is that when children ask you 452 questions each day it is not just to drive you bonkers. They are working on developing their creativity, even though they might not know it at the time.
Don’t miss this great opportunity to have your child create art with Ed Trask in our Studio 101 program!You know, Ed Trask, the guy who did the Ellwood Thompson mural, all the art in Kitchen 64, Millie’s, Lulu’s, and Kuba Kuba to name a few! His work is all over our lovely city and a lovely guy he is!
We are very excited about the Grand Opening of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts that took place just a few short weeks ago right down the road from us! Have you been by yet to check out all of the amazing art? We are very honored to announce that we are partnering with the VMFA to celebrate their upcoming stained glass exhibit “Tiffany: Color and Light”, which opens on May 28th.
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