Visit the High and Get Creative

unnamedThe High Museum of Art in Atlanta is offering many ways to “visit the High” virtually and “get creative at home.”

This week you can learn to draw a birds-eye view of your neighborhood  while learning about artist Nellie Mae Rowe, who depicted her neighborhood in Atlanta several times in her life.

Every Friday at noon, the High offers virtual museum tours. Register for free here.

Print out one of these coloring pages featuring works of art at the High and have recreating the work. Get creative and make yours different than the original.

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Try Some New Art Techniques

money-seamless-frottage-11584015The High Museum of Atlanta has some creative activities for you to do with your family.

This one is on making colorful rubbings. Learn all about artist Max Ernst who  named this type of artwork frottage and then try to create one on your own. Hang it in your window so your neighbors can see it, or start a museum display wall at home.

Another one has you learning about artist Mary Weatherford and encourages you to do some creative movement. Check it out here.

Have fun being creative!

Arts, Crafts, Music, and Walking this Week

teabagsNew on our class list at the Recreation Center are arts & crafts classes for ADULTS! Gillian and Sylvia are both wonderful and busy instructors who have agreed to teach. In October we have a Watercolor and Tea in the Afternoon course along with a Craft series of 3 arts that prepare you for the holiday gift season. Gillian is a talented metalsmith featured at the High Museum and will teach Jewelry making, Paper sculpting, and Book making. Sylvia directs an entire studio gallery of artists and will offer the watercolor along with the chance to sip tea, learn about new flavors, all set to music. Doesn’t that sound like a wonderful studio experience?

Come and see for yourself and free your inner artist in an adult-only setting during the day.

Walk With A DocMusic wise, we hope to find an instructor to offer music therapy so if you have any leads send them our way; and in the meantime we will pop into the square downtown this week at noon on Wednesday for the last Blue Sky Concert series of September. Note, our regular weekly Walk With a Doc will depart at 11am and end at the square at ~12pm for the concert. Leading us this week is Melissa Bloom, PT, DPT, NCS whose specialty is vertigo/balance/dizziness issues and who comes to us from PhysioCorp as a Neurologic Physical Therapist.

The playbook of ALL our classes and programs is online, take a look and find what interests you! http://www.decaturga.com/index.aspx?page=182

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