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Palos Verdes Joins In “The Art Box Academy Fun!”

This program brings your children/students new, educational, and engaging art enrichment lessons that are influenced by the great master artists. There are 12 unique lessons to select from: Andy Warhol, pop art, Cezanne still life, Decorative flower pots, Frank Lloyd Wright “What is Architecture,” Gaudi Tiles, Giacometti Sculpture, Joan Miro “The Incredible Scribble,” Matisse & his Cut-Outs, Mondrian – Bold & Bright, Monet’s Lilies, Picasso Portraits – Cubism, Tiffany Stain Glass & Van Gogh’s Sunflowers. Each and every lesson gives children the opportunity to sharpen critical thinking and problem solving skills, increase fine-motor development, and let self-esteem and self-confidence soar! Whether it is mailed to you as an individual package or as a party plan, this program has it all. Supplies are proportioned just for your order. There is an easy lesson plan to follow, photo prints of the masters work, art education tips, biography and history of the artist and labels and descriptions for your masterpiece.

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November 30, 2017

Art Lessons That Think Inside the Box

When a friend bemoaned the limited art instruction options for her son in their school and community, Lauren Perelmuter, founder of Art to Grow On Children’s Art Center, sent the boy a Frank Lloyd Wright lesson in a box. His mom was so thrilled that she brought the program into her second-grade classroom, and The Art Box Academy was born.

Art to Grow On offers mobile art classes in schools, parks and other areas throughout Southern California. The Art Box Academy, launched in 2015 to meet demand from families and schools outside the region Art to Grow On serves, is a collection of of 12 boxed art lessons that can be mailed anywhere. Each box contains a biography and history of the artist – from Cézanne to Warhol – along with supplies and tips to help kids craft their own works of art.

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November 30, 2017

Art: Process Vs Product

Check out our Founder, Lauren Perelmuter’s, newest article published by What’s Up For Kids!

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September 6, 2017

Terranea Earth Month Featuring Art To Grow On

Terranea Resort is holding a number of events in April for Earth Month. These events will feature five Art To Grow On Events throughout the month! Read all about Earth Month on their website.

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March 29, 2017

The Lazy Days of Summer

Growing up, I have great memories of summer: the beach, friends over for swim parties, my mom cutting up peaches for us, sleep overs, art classes, Yosemite, and BBQ’s. I know I attended a few camps, but nothing as specialized like the options of today….I remember the camps were local, outdoors, had lots of running and great popsicles.

June 23, 2016