Austin’s Elisabet Ney Museum Turns 110

We all have an artist inside that lives to break boundaries and redefine the rules of society. Adhering to this calling is precisely what Elisabet Ney did. Ney was a sculptor who constantly challenged her role as a woman. As an artist in the 19th and early 20th centuries, her viewpoints were revolutionary. Although Ney …

Scarlett Baily

Scarlett Baily is a Mexican-American visual artist who draws inspiration from her hometown of El Paso, Texas. Her grandmother’s wild cactus-covered backyard is a place where she has always felt safe. The stars above Texas, the border landscape, and past exchanges with her family are the memories she incorporates into her work. For Baily, painting …

Direct Link Between Women, Murals, and Positive Community Change

The first murals were in caves. The first paints were pigments from the earth. Early humans painted pictures of animals, hunts and illustrated the community experience of dancing around fires. They documented what happened while also capturing dreams for the future. Their wall arts were their stories, a practice today’s murals carry on thousands of …

Hulu Launches Made By Her: Monuments

Did you know that despite women making up 51 percent of the American population, fewer than eight percent of statues in the United States are amazing females? Frustrated by this statistic, the streaming service Hulu has embarked on a new public art project with visual artist Saya Woolfalk. Titled Made By Her: Monuments, the effort …

We the People Teaches Kids About U.S. Government and Civics

Songs and visuals are powerful tools in learning. That’s why it comes as no surprise that the classic animated series “Schoolhouse Rock!” has gotten a reboot with the 10-episode Netflix series “We the People.” Like its predecessor, “We the People” caters to kids and their families and encourages learning about the U.S. government and civics. …

Actor Ella Mika

For Ella Mika, acting started as an evening family pastime. She and her family would take turns impersonating celebrities, influencers, and everyday people from their lives, with one member acting and others having to guess the impersonation. Mika’s father had acted professionally back in his native country, Armenia, before the family immigrated to the United …

Why Your Teen Should Be Writing a Dream Journal

We know dreams spark inspiration. The creation of Google, the sewing machine, Frankenstein, The Terminator film, and the song “Yesterday” by The Beatles were all conceptualized from a dream. Although these creatives could recall the visions in their night’s sleep, what about those who couldn’t? Dream journals can help your teen remember and encourage them …

relationship boundaries

Understanding and setting boundaries are critical social skills that benefit young women throughout their lifetime. Love Is Respect, a National Domestic Violence Hotline project, asserts that all relationships exist on a spectrum from healthy to abusive, with unhealthy ones somewhere in the middle. Here are talking points to discuss with your daughter what relationship boundaries …

hello prosper

Kelly Lan loved crafting, scrapbooking, and combining different art mediums as a child. A self-proclaimed visual storyteller, Lan now channels her creativity into both her work as a web designer and the founder of Hello Prosper, an arts education brand that crafts stories of Asian women pioneers who dared to be great. Lan was inspired …

Creative Women’s Quotes That Inspire

We live in a society where women and girls are constantly pressured to be perfect. These negatives can lead many down an unhealthy path of self-doubt and can prevent them from pursuing their creative passions. But our girls can push back by learning the stories of women who came before and overcame hardships. The online …

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