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  • Your Official Summer 2015 Bucket List

    There’s just a few weeks left in summer but still so much to do in New York City! We’ve created a bucket list of 5 things you must do in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens before the season comes to an end. 1. Try for a Hole-In-One Enjoy the 18-hole mini golf course that overlooks the […]

  • You’ll “Fall” in Love With Our Latest Promotion!

    Need a Monday pick-me-up? We’re here to help. We’re offering 10% off fall classes! Sign up and use the code “FALLSAVE10” at check-out. Be sure to sign up by June 30 to receive the discount. View our fall schedule and our latest offerings, including our varied arts program, including fashion design & sewing classes, plus […]

  • #InstaInspo: 5 Inspiring Instagrammers to Follow Now!

    Social media is a great place to find content that is both unexpected and beautiful. A highly visual platform such as Instagram is filled with users with unique identities and perspectives. This makes it the perfect place to be creatively inspired! Here are five of our favorite Instagrammers to follow to get creative inspiration. 1. […]

  • Creative Inspiration: Pandas and Seagulls and Cats… Oh My!

    We’ve been hard at work here at Kids at Art. With Memorial Day and summer programs right around the corner, we’ve been preparing for a summer of fun by experimenting with different ways to recreate our favorite animals. Lana (7 years old) drew a beautiful seagull using oil pastels. Lana is definitely ready to visit […]

  • The 9/11 Memorial Museum: One Year Later

    May 15, 2015 marked the one year anniversary of the 9/11 Memorial Museum. We went down to the memorial to pay respects to the lives lost on September 11, 2001. The memorial has an extraordinary design, which includes two large reflecting pools where the Twin Towers once stood, over 400 surrounding trees, and a liberating […]

  • 5 Things We Learned at the New York Botanical Gardens Orchid Show

    We visited the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx this weekend to view the annual spring Orchid Show. There were so many beautiful orchids to see and things to learn! Here are 5 of the most amazing things we learned about this unique flower species. 1. There are currently more than 25,000 different species […]

  • Exploring the Digital Art Scene: Species in Pieces

    Sometimes art can be an amazing way to make a difference. While planet Earth is plentiful in diverse species of animals, years of pollution, global warming and various other factors have sadly contributed to the decline of many species, which are now endangered. Artist Bryan James created an interactive exhibit, Species in Pieces, that pays […]

  • 5 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Spring

    March 20 is the first day of spring and we’ve gathered a list of the best ways to celebrate! From art fairs to flower shows, these activities are perfect for welcoming the days of warmer weather and sunny skies. 1. Sign up for our spring break workshops! From puppet making to paper mache, we’re offering […]

  • A Pretty Sweet Birthday Party

    We recently celebrated Emerson’s 8th birthday party at Kids at Art with a fun afternoon of painting, pizza and a particularly special cake. Each attendee was given a blank canvas and inspiration photos of some delicious desserts. The guests could use whatever colors they wanted to depict their favorite sweet treat. They worked really hard […]

  • Snowflake Photography

    Did you know that every single snowflake is unique? What might seem like just tiny drops of frozen water is actually something very beautiful. By using professional cameras to take macrophotography and a unique process using a homemade rig Alexey Kljatov has been able to capture and share the pure beauty of snowflakes that we’d […]

  • What’s Your Creative Style?

    Did you know that we each have a unique creative style, which influences many aspects of our personality including the art that we create? Some of us use art to communicate ideas to the world. Others use art as a release of frustration or other heightened emotions. Your creative could influence the job you’ll have […]

  • 4 Activities to Help You Forget About the Nasty Weather!

    The weather is getting pretty frightening outside, so we’ve got a list of the perfect distractions. After you sign up for one of our winter/spring art classes, get involved in one of the below activities for some wintery fun! 1. Visit the Origami Tree The tree at the American Museum of Natural History (79th Street […]