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Glass Factory Issue Date: 05-18-2008

Cool Spots imageGet creative with glass at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis www.childrensmuseum.org/themuseum/
. Meet Sarah, a professional glassblower, at the hot shop and find out how glass gets blown into beautiful, artistic forms. Sarah also needs your help in creating an installation for the museum, so take a look at the options she presents and choose carefully. Design a three-dimensional work of art in Create a Sculpture. First choose an armature, or framework, for your art. Then, pick out the color and type of glass you want to use. Looks great!

Visit: www.childrensmuseum.org/themuseum/fireworks_ofglass/games_35.htm
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Simple Sculpting Issue Date: 03-30-2008

Cool Spots imageTake time to travel to a crafty virtual workshop at Casting and Construction, www.accessart.org.uk/casting_
. Gather up your plaster and clay to begin a simple step-by-step process to help budding artists make real sculptures. Make your mold from clay and check it carefully for any flaws. Then mix and carefully pour your plaster. Once your creation is dry, carefully pull away the plaster to reveal your art. Before your next artistic project, scroll through the great works other kids have submitted in Gallery.

Visit: www.accessart.org.uk/casting_construction/cc.html
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Knights in Shining Armor Issue Date: 09-16-2007

Cool Spots imageDiscover the history of armor around the world when you visit Knights in Central Park at www.metmuseum.org/explore/knights/home.html. Click on Timeline of Art History to see what the curator knows about the pieces featured in the museum. Enjoy a virtual tour of the arms and armor galleries as you move from Europe to Asia and see how these works of art were used in battle and everyday life. Suit up for the Joust Challenge where your new knowledge will be tested. Your knight is counting on you.

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Up on the Rooftop Issue Date: 06-03-2007

Cool Spots imageMeet amazing artists Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen when you visit www.metmuseum.org/explore/oldenburg/index.html. These creative minds joined together in 1976 to begin "Large-Scale Projects," works of art featured all over the world. The Roof Garden exhibit is made up of many everyday objects in super-large sizes. Read through Why the Roof to learn more about why these sculptures are outside. Are you wondering just how the exhibits made it up on the roof? How Did They Get Here? has a great slide show and video showing these colossal creations on the move. Finally, use your eyes to determine flavor in What Does Color Taste Like?

Visit: www.metmuseum.org/explore/oldenburg/index.html
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The Cycles of African Art Issue Date: 11-27-2005

Cool Spots imageTake a safari into African Life Through Art at www.ima-art.org/cycles and learn how Africans chronicle their heritage throughout the life cycle. In Gallery, view sculptures native to each of the five regions in Africa. Youth explains how young girls are initiated into the culture and earn skirts that adorn colorful patterns of meaning. In Adulthood, view a video of an African celebration. Analyze a sculpture in Leadership to understand how artists use personal characteristics to represent people. How could your life cycle be represented?

Visit: www.ima-art.org/cycles
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