Picture This: The Magical Mobiles of Alexander Calder

Picture This is an art exploration program for the younger school age crowd, Kindergarten through Grade 3.

Each month we learn about a different famous artist, look at some beautiful & interesting pictures of their art, & try our own hand at creating masterpieces.  This month we learned about Alexander Calder and his Abstract Art.  His sculptures and mobiles are shown all around the world.  One of his most famous mobiles is in Washington, D.C. at the National Gallery of Art. (click here to take a look)

The next Picture This is all about Georgia O’Keeffe: Flowers & Bones on Sept 22nd @ 4:00!  Snack Served.

Take a look at our mobiles. We thought about different themes & then got creative.

This mobile is about sea monsters! Can you find the octopus?

We used pipe cleaners, feathers, & more to create our mobiles

Their themes? Flowers & Rainbows

Abstract Art is Cool

Entitled: The Dinosaur

The inspiration for this mobile ... Sponge Bob!

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