Free Frida Kahlo Coloring Sheet

For years, Google Arts & Culture collaborated with museums and experts worldwide to bring the many facets of Frida Kahlo’s legacy together in one online place. The result is Faces of Frida, the largest collection of artworks and artifacts related to Kahlo ever compiled. To celebrate her incredible work, take time to visit Faces of …

Women artists working in abstraction are taking center stage. artsy.net

Stella Chiweshe

Stella Rambisai Chiweshe, affectionately known in Zimbabwe as “the queen of mbira” or “Ambuya (grandmother) Chiweshe”, passed away on 20 January 2023. Chiweshe was born in July 1946 in the rural area of Mhondoro in the Mashonaland province of northern Zimbabwe. She began playing the mbira, an ancient thumb piano, in the early 1960s. At …

Felicia Bennett

The first band Felicia Bennett saw in concert was 311 at the Lakewood Amphitheater in her hometown of Atlanta. There were tons of people, and Bennett remembers seeing sheer joy as music filled the venue. The experience planted a seed for her career as the founder and CEO of Get A Room Productions. The company …

“I Guess That’s The Price Of Telling The Truth, And Telling Our Truth” deadline.com

A public panel addressed the roadblocks facing women of color as arts leaders and argued for the support they deserve. Watch three arts leaders share candid views and big ideas. keranews.org

Five Fun Fiction Books for Kids and Teens Featuring Disabled Characters

Disability representation is slowly increasing in books geared toward children and teens. In 2019 the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison – a library that allows teachers, librarians and researchers to view books before deciding which ones to buy – found that only 3.4 percent of books it received from publishers included …

Sharon Arteaga

Filmmaker Sharon Arteaga had an unusual request when it came time for her Quinceañera. Instead of having a celebratory event, she convinced her mom to buy her a video camera. With it, Arteaga began making spontaneous films. A few years later, she started penning scripts. Today, Arteaga has won numerous short film competitions, including being …

storytelling parenting

“What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open.” ―Muriel Rukeyser, American poet and political activist When was the last time you shared a story with your children from your life before you became a parent? Do they even know you had a life before them? There …

Ms. Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University and the author of “Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns and Abstractions.” nytimes.com

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