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The Year of the Horse: Celebrating Chinese New Year

Sunday, February 2, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

Last night we went to the Chinese Lantern Festival in Fair Park in Dallas for the first time. ...

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The Value of Play

Thursday, January 30, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

As a 36-year veteran of art education, I have seen many trends in teaching come and go. Staying current is important, but more vital is meeting the needs of our students. ...

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NAEA News for February

Monday, January 27, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

The first year that I taught art was the toughest of my career, but there were moments of delight that still stand out in my memory.  ...

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Arts Olympiad Participation Invited

Monday, January 27, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

For the past 17 years, the International Child Art Foundation has brought the power of the arts to children around the world to foster their creativity and develop empathy. Following is an invitation ...

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The Ultimate Desert Diva: Georgia O'Keeffe

Friday, January 24, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

Until I saw it for myself, I thought Georgia O'Keeffe exaggerated the landscape of New Mexico. Now it is my favorite landscape anywhere, especially the drive along the river on the way north from Sant ...

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An Invitation to a World of Folk Art

Saturday, January 18, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

The International Folk Art Alliance (formerly called the Santa Fe Folk Art Market) will again be our destination for the SchoolArts/CRIZMAC Folk Art Extravaganza. ...

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Responding to Nature through Art

Sunday, January 12, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

It is sadly possible, in our technology-centered world, for our students (and us, for that matter) to have little contact with the natural environment. ...

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Travel to Santa Fe and Taos with SchoolArts & CRIZMAC

Friday, January 10, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

We are excited to announce that SchoolArts is again collaborating with CRIZMAC Art and Cultural Materials to offer two trips to Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico, next July. ...

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What's the Story?

Friday, January 10, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

Telling stories is one significant way we recognize meaning in our lives and in our relationship with the  world around us. ...

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Presenting Artistic Endeavors

Thursday, January 9, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

In Santa Fe this past summer, I was excited to discover an Art-O-Mat machine, a novel way of presenting artwork. ...

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