• 5 Weekend Art Activities to Bust Quarantine Fatigue

    Lockdowns are easing in some areas of the world, but large public gatherings and trips to a museum, library or concert are mostly off-limits.  Still, you can get your daily dose of art and culture at home with these new offerings.  Give one a try—your brain will thank you for it! 1. Reading:  Enjoy these […]

  • Worried About Closed Schools and Learning Loss? The Arts Can Help

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    Typically at this time of year, we start to hear and read news stories about the dreaded “summer brain drain” or “summer slide” for students. What exactly is sliding and where does it happen? Studies show that most students lose skills in math without practice over the summer—up to 3 months of what they learned […]

  • Let’s Get Physical: Dancing to Support Family Fitness at Home

    Millions of families are adjusting to a new normal of stay-at-home life. COVID-19 has changed how we learn and work and interrupted our routines for recreation and leisure time, too. For adults, gyms and fitness centers are closed. Children and youth are missing out on physical education, recess and after-school sports and activities. In many […]