Thoughtful Thursday: Random Acts of Art

Ever walked around Baltimore and found something like this? Chances are, no. That’s because artist Idle Ph.D. has an intense social media following who spring into action whenever an art drop happens. What’s an art drop you say? Across the country, there’s a community of artists who create art specifically for the reason of leaving … More Thoughtful Thursday: Random Acts of Art

Thoughtful Thursday: Stay Happy and Creative!

The most creative people you know can also seem like the happiest people, right? According to a new University of Otago study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, the path to a happier state of mind requires you get creative ― quite literally, and just once a day. The study suggests that people who do at least one creative activity a … More Thoughtful Thursday: Stay Happy and Creative!

Thoughtful Thursday

For today’s Thoughtful Thursday, we turn to Ikeda Manabu and his incredibly intricate masterpiece, Rebirth. This extraordinary interpretation of the natural world is the type of artwork that we love to see in our annual Stormy Weather exhibit – take a moment to get inspired for your own entry, by December 28! … More Thoughtful Thursday

Thoughtful Thursday: Reclamation of an Ancient Art

We love when art pushes societal boundaries and makes a statement. Nowhere is this more true than in the powerful show by Kehinde Wiley, recently featured by Public Radio International.  “Wiley currently has a show at the Petit Palais in Paris called “Lamentation.” It features 10 monumental works in stained glass and oil on canvas. Each portrays … More Thoughtful Thursday: Reclamation of an Ancient Art

Thankful Thursday: 5 Things the MFA is Thankful For

Happy Thanksgiving! While you all are cooking, eating, and watching football today, we know you’re also thinking about the things in your life that make you thankful – and so are we. Here are just a few of the things we’re grateful for this holiday season: 1.The dogs that pass through our doors!   Who wouldn’t love … More Thankful Thursday: 5 Things the MFA is Thankful For

Thoughtful Thursday: Art on Paper and Yulia Brodskaya

Art on Paper opens soon, and to get you ready we’d like to introduce some paper inspiration and something just to think about. So check this out: Yulia Brodskaya is a Russian artist living in the UK who creates these fascinating illustrations using only glue and paper folded and cut to create intricate, vibrant, three-dimensional pieces of … More Thoughtful Thursday: Art on Paper and Yulia Brodskaya

Thoughtful Thursday: Women, Art, and the Occult

A fascinating show has just gone up at the Louisville KMAC Museum in Kentucky . The show, called “Sister of the Moon”, features 16 women-identifying artists from a variety of backgrounds and belief systems working in a wide range of media. The curation of the show goes back to the ancient idea of women being mystical, magical, and … More Thoughtful Thursday: Women, Art, and the Occult

Thoughtful Thursday

These days, getting your artwork online is an important part of generating fans, supporters, and sales of your artwork. Creating a basic artist website can now be quick, easy, and free, and places that you exhibit your work put your name and contact information out there so that people interested in your artwork can get in touch with you! … More Thoughtful Thursday