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Art Supplies

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

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

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.

Colorful art supplies. Photograph by Adam Wickersham

Art Links

Minneapolis Institute of the Arts online activities for kids and families

Images and information about works of art in the Guggenheim Museum's collection

Images and information about works of art in the Museum of Modern Art's collection

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


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.