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Resources

Art Supplies

Dick Blick
Dick Blick sells art supplies online and offers catalogues and retail store information.
dickblick.com

Nasco
Order arts and crafts materials online, or request a catalogue.
enasco.com

New York Central Art Supply

New York Central offers an array of art materials including a variety of paints, papers, and brushes. You can request a catalogue on the website, or ask a question about specific materials.
nycentralart.com

Colorful art supplies. Photograph by Adam Wickersham

Art Links

Minneapolis Institute of the Arts online activities for kids and families
artsmia.org/kidsworld/

Images and information about works of art in the Guggenheim Museum’s collection
guggenheimcollection.org

Images and information about works of art in the Museum of Modern Art’s collection
moma.org/collection/

A participant making a pixelated drawing during Artist’s Choice Art Workshop with Cory Arcangel, 2009. Photograph by Stina Puotinen

Books

A selection of art books specially for kids

Angelou, Maya, Jean-Michael Basquiat, and Sarah Jane Boyers. Life Doesn’t Frighten Me. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Inc., 1993.

Carroll, Colleen. How Artists See America (series: East, West, South, Midwest). New York: Abbeville Press Inc., 2002.

Cressy, Judith. Can You Find It? New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 2002.

Danneberg, Julie. Women Artists of the West: Five Portraits in Creativity and Courage. Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing, 2002.

Duggleby, John. Artist in Overalls: The Life of Grant Wood. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1996.

Duggleby, John and Jacob Lawrence. Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence. New York: Aladdin, 1998.

Everett, Gwen. Li’l Sis and Uncle Wille, A Story Based on the Life and Paintings of William H. Johnson. Washington, DC: National Museum of American Art Smithsonian Institution and Rizzoli, 1991.

Myers, Walter Dean. The Great Migration: An American Story with Paintings by Jacob Lawrence. New York: HarperCollins, 1993.

Panzer, Nora. Celebrate America: In Poetry and Art. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1999.

Raczka, Bob. Art Is. . . Minneapolis: Lerner Publishing Group, 2003.

Raczka, Bob. More Than Meets the Eye: Seeing Art With All Five Senses. Minneapolis: Lerner Publishing Group, 2003.

Richardson, Joy, Charlotte Voake (illustrator). Looking at Pictures: An Introduction to Art for Young People. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1997.

Roca, Nuria, Rosa Maria Curto. What Is Art? Painting and Sculpture. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series Inc., 2004.

Venezia, Mike. Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists: Edward Hopper. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1990.

Warhola, Janes. Uncle Andy’s. New York: Putnam, 2003.

Wolfe, Gillian. Look! Zoom in on Art. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2002.