Mrs. Vecchioni's Art Room

Resources


Look at life with the eyes of a child.
—Kathe Kollwitz
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Look here for art resources  in Chicago, art sites on the web and to find out about some interesting software that you can borrow from Mrs. Vecchioni.

Check out more about past projects that have been happening in the art room at the CPS Fine and Performing Magnet Arts Cluster’s (FPAMC) website:

http://www.bccla.net/units.html

This is a great online resource to learn about what it means to be a FPAMC school as well!

SENN ARTS
5900 N. GLENWOOD AVE
773-534-2365
CHICAGO, IL 60660

A fabulous fine arts high school right in our own neighborhood (well—CLOSE;)!)! Please see me if you are interested in knowing more about the amazing opportunities available at Senn Arts.

CHIARTS HIGH SCHOOL: CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
3200 S. CALUMET AVENUE
773-534-9710
CHICAGO, IL 60616

“The Chicago High School for the Arts is a college-preparatory, pre-professional arts training program. ChiArts offers the following art disciplines: dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts. ChiArts is a Renaissance 2010 Contract School.

ChiArts seeks to offer challenging courses in all subject areas that encourage intellectual curiosity and develop critical thinking skills. Students will be expected to participate in a rigorous program, including five hours of academic classes, three hours of arts training in their major area, and one to four hours of rehearsal/practice per day. The school day begins at 8:00 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m.
ChiArts is a citywide school that will enroll 150 9th-grade students in 2009. A new class will be added each year for a full enrollment of 600 students in 2012.”—CHIARTS http://www.chiarts.org/

For the online application: http://www.chiarts.org/apply/apply_online/

…IN CHICAGO

 

MARWEN: FREE STUDIO CLASSES

If you are a  student in grades 6-12 you are invited to join Marwen’s free needs-based studio arts classes. Classes include mixed media, sculpture, painting and  photography. Contact Mrs. Vecchioni if would like any help  signing up.

MARWEN FOUNDATION
833 N ORLEANS STREET
CHICAGO, IL 60610
312.944-2418

CAPE: (Chicago Arts  Partnership In Education)

CAPE is a great resource for arts education in Chicago. CAPE supports many in-school and after school fine arts projects at Waters School. Currently we have video, digital photography and dollmaking after school projects sponsored by CAPE. Look for Waters  School in the RESEARCH link below and you will see documentation of the most  recent CAPE project at Waters School!

CHICAGO ARTS PARTNERSHIPS IN EDUCATION
203 NORTH WABASH AVENUE, SUITE 1720
CHICAGO, IL 60601
312.870-6140
http://www.capeweb.org/

THE CAMBODIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM:

This Albany Park museum shares the resettlement journey of Cambodian refugee families who fled the persecution of the Khmer Rouge Regime. You will also find The Killing Fields Memorial, honoring those who lost their lives during the Khmer Rouge genocide. One of Chicago’s most thought-provoking museums—right in our neighborhood!

THE CAMBODIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM
2831 W. LAWRENCE AVE.
CHICAGO, IL 60625
FREE ADMISSION
Call for an appointment: 773.878.7090
http://www.cambodian-association.org/museum.htm

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICAN ART (formerly known as The Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum)

With over 5,000 objects of Mexican, Latino and Chicano folk art, photography, painting, sculpture and artifacts—this museum is a must see in Chicago. Special events, demostrations and exhibits are changing throughout the year.
Check out their website and see what’s going on this weekend!

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICAN ART
1852 W. 19TH ST.
CHICAGO, IL 60608
312.738-1503
FREE ADMISSION TO PERMANENT COLLECTION
http://www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org/

THE CENTER FOR INTUITIVE AND OUTSIDER ART

New Exhibits!
Collective Soul
September 19- December27, 2014
Found P.S. Page Me Later
October 3- December 27, 2014

THE CENTER FOR INTUITIVE AND OUTSIDER ART
755 N. MILWAUKEE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60622
312.243.9088
TUESDAY-SATURDAY 11 AM-5 PM
THURSDAY 11 AM-7:30 PM
ADMISSION IS FREE
www.art.org

THE ORIENTAL INSTITUTE MUSEUM

“The Oriental Institute Museum is a world-renowned showcase for the history, art, and archaeology of the ancient Near East. The museum displays objects recovered by Oriental Institute excavations in permanent galleries devoted to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, and the ancient site of Megiddo, as well as rotating special exhibits.” —The Oriental Institute Museum http://oi.uchicago.edu/museum/

THE ORIENTAL INSTITUTE MUSEUM
1155 E 58TH ST.
CHICAGO, IL 60637-1569
773.702-9514
ADMISSION IS FREE
Suggested Donation: $7.00 for adults, $4.00 for children under 12.
http://oi.uchicago.edu/museum/

…ON THE WEB

For Parents/Art Educators: Check out this web site:
Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) Choice-based Art Education:
http://knowledgeloom.org/index.jsp

For Students: Click on these links:
Smithsonian Institution’s African Voices interactive website (create digital mudcloth and learn about traditional artisans):
http://www.mnh.si.edu/africanvoices/mudcloth/index_flash.html

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Museum Kids website (interactive exploration of a variety of topics such as Vincent van Gogh and Korean dragons):
http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/museumkids.htm?l

Origami folding instructuctions (polyhedra/cubes/boxes):
http://www.origamee.net/diagrams/diagrams.html

Leonardo da Vinci (explore his inventions, artwork and much more):
http://www.mos.org/leonardo/

 

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