Arts Advocacy Day 2012

Have you ever participated in Arts Advocacy Day? It takes place in Washington DC. I would love to hear from you if you have been. It took place on April 16th and 17th this year. It is a way for art advocates to meet with elected officials and let them know how important the arts are inContinue reading “Arts Advocacy Day 2012”

Bibliophiles, Enter Here.

Kansas City Public Library is the place for book lovers. I posted about wanting to visit the Central Library and I finally did last week. It is a beautiful library. The fifth floor has an open roof top where you can see the city and also play a round of chess with human size chess pieces.Continue reading “Bibliophiles, Enter Here.”

Ultimate Blog Party 2012

Yay! It is that time of year. If you would like to celebrate and meet some new blogging friends then you must visit the Ultimate Blog Party. Click on the banner below and you will be able to link up. There are several ways to link up including: Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. There are alsoContinue reading “Ultimate Blog Party 2012”

Google Art Project

Have you visited the Google Art Project? It was launched in February 2011 and includes seventeen galleries and 1,061 high-resolution images. They are displayed in 385 gallery rooms. Wikipedia has more details regarding the pixels used, opinions expressed about the project, and a few images from the gallery. Recently, the Google Art Project visited the WhiteContinue reading “Google Art Project”

Building a Creatively Made Business with Jeanne Oliver

Yes, it is true. Jeanne Oliver is hosting another E-Course. Back in January I signed up for her Creatively Made E-Course and it was well worth it. Not only was I inspired to create, but I also met wonderful people, was able to watch videos about other artists and how they started in the world ofContinue reading “Building a Creatively Made Business with Jeanne Oliver”

“Art Lives” in Kansas

CityArts has an upcoming show Art Lives. It will run from March 29th through April 21st. This show is a reflection and collaboration of 24 artists. One year ago the state cut funding for the arts in Kansas. However, art is alive in Kansas and this show according to Rachel Epp Buller, “offers serious reflectionsContinue reading ““Art Lives” in Kansas”

Ray Chen Rocks the Kauffman Center

The free concert at the Kauffman Center was wonderful. Ray Chen has great passion and talent playing the violin. He started playing a toy guitar with chop sticks at the age of four. His parents bought him a violin shortly after and he has been playing since. Ray played with pianist Julio Elizalde. They areContinue reading “Ray Chen Rocks the Kauffman Center”