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

Sax Arts & Crafts
You can order online, call in, or request a catalogue.
saxarts.com

Utrecht
Browse the online catalogue, see daily specials, order a catalogue, or search Utrecht’s store locator for a store near you.
utrechtart.com

metal baking tins holding art supplies

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
guggenheim.org/collection-online

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

Designed by the Museum of Modern Art for children ages five to eight, this site features a visitor from outer space who is sent to earth on a mission to explore modern art.
moma.org/destination/

The National Gallery of Art's site provides information and interactive projects for kids and families.
www.nga.gov/education/kids.html

The Smithsonian's site for kids and families offers art, science, games, information, and other activities.
smithsonianeducation.org

 

child on laptop drawing artwork

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.

Haring, Keith. Big. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1998.

Haring, Keith. Keith Haring: I Wish I Didn't Have to Sleep. New York: te Neues Publishing Co., 1997.

Haring, Keith. Nina's Book of Little Things. New York: Prestel, 2000.

Hurd, Thacher. Art Dog. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1996.

Kilborne, Sarah S. Peach & Blue. New York: Dragonfly Books, Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.

Knapp, Ruthie, Janice Lehmberg. Off the Wall Museum Guides for Kids (series). New York: Sterling Publishing Company Inc., 1998.

Kushkin, Karla and Milton Avery. Paul. New York: Harper Collins, 1994.

Lawrence, Jacob. Harriet and the Promised Land. New York: Aladdin, 1997.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. Museum 123. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2004.

 

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.