Without Limits: Helen Frankenthaler

In 2021, the Blanton Museum of Art opened up Without Limits: Helen Frankenthaler, Abstraction, and the Language of Print. The show, a generous gift by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, was open until February 2022. It was an experience both Austinites and tourists hopefully put on their must-do list. Painter Helen Frankenthaler Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011) is recognized …

Nine Ways to Help Girls Overcome Disappointment

From earning a low test score to losing a soccer game, it can sometimes be difficult for girls to cope when things go wrong. Parenting expert and best-selling author Dr. Michele Borba, Ed.D., shares insights to help them deal with tough setbacks and build resilience along the way. “We can’t—and shouldn’t—protect our kids from losses …

New YouTube Series Takes Families on a Virtual Tour of Getty

Families can now take a dynamic ride through Getty’s collections, laboratories, gardens, and more with Becoming Artsy. This new YouTube series, hosted by Jessie Hendricks, brings viewers along while Hendricks explores the world of art. The first season is filmed at the Getty Center and Getty Villa, where Hendrix interviews various Getty museum professionals. She …

Free One World Posters Available

The good folks over at Learning for Justice have made 33 powerful posters (from The One World series) free to download. Originally featured in Learning for Justice magazine, the posters are 11″ x 17″ and high resolution. Educators can easily print and then place them to inspire both students and teachers in classrooms. In addition to …

Part Two of Two Author Jessica Lahey: How Do You Do Music?

As parents, it’s hard not to feel excitement when your child begins to show interest in a creative outlet. And it becomes even harder to mask that enthusiasm when the same child shows they have a talent for the activity. But how do you react when they walk in one day and proclaim it’s been …

Part One of Two Author Jessica Lahey: Music to My Ears

As parents, it’s hard not to feel excitement when your child begins to show interest in a creative outlet. And it becomes even harder to mask that enthusiasm when the same child shows they have a talent for the activity. But how do you react when they walk in one day and proclaim it’s been …

Ten Quotes for National Gratitude Month

National Gratitude Month encourages all of us to embrace the power of being grateful. As award-winning author Renée Trudeau points out, voicing what we’re thankful for heightens our mood, shifts and broadens our perspective, and supports us in remembering what really matters. Below are ten quotes from female creators about practicing gratitude. Ten Quotes for …