While you may think unicorn ubiquity is a new thing, these mythical creatures have actually been a hot topic for years…especially in medieval artwork.
We here at the Art Docent Program love getting out to art museums of all shapes and sizes…especially when these museums feature exhibitions that are actively kid-friendly. Last year, we visited three museums whose interactive elements created for younger visitors … Continued
“Pre-Raphaelite Sisters” at London’s National Portrait Gallery seeks to shed light on the women of the Pre-Raphaelite movement.
Get to know more about Wayne Thiebaud’s sweet artwork in honor of the artist’s 99th birthday!
In the spirit of Halloween, we’re looking at 7 paintings full of spooky scenes and creepy content!
Cornelia Konrads’ site-specific installations are always unexpected, which is why we’ve featured her work in our new 5th-grade Environmental Art unit.
So, the film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel The Goldfinch, which involves Carl Fabritius’ 1654 painting of the same name, came out several weeks ago. And your blogger has quite a few mixed feelings. Rather than subject you to … Continued
If we name a classic Disney film, odds are that a particular image from that film will come to mind. Alice and Wonderland might bring to mind a girl glancing up at a caterpillar smoking on a toadstool, while Peter … Continued
Last week, we looked at the Book of Kells, a 9th-century Irish manuscript so rich it has inspired generations. Today, we’re continuing our focus on the Book of Kells with a recent family flick inspired by the manuscript–The Secret of … Continued
Are we getting more medieval here on the Art Docent Program blog? You’re not wrong–thanks to a summer class your author took on medieval manuscripts, she can’t wait to share her new medieval art-historical knowledge with you. In our next … Continued