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Workshop allows kids to see themselves in their art | Western Advocate


KIDS are embracing the opportunity to learn about self portraiture. Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) is offering Saturday art workshops for kids aged eight to 12 years, with the activities based around the current exhibition, Adrienne Doig: It’s all about me! BRAG educator Lucy Smith, a recent university graduate, led her first workshop on Saturday. She helped the children to create their own self portrait collages using scrap paper and other materials. They also got to see the Doig exhibition. “At the beginning we spent about 15 minutes walking around. I was explaining the works to them and they

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6 ways to help kids express their feelings about the coronavirus pandemic through art

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected children’s worlds in many ways. Due to closures and restrictions, they have experienced the loss of social engagement and the support of friends, school communities or extended family. Children have likely had conversations about the virus and what they can do to stay safer, and they may be exposed to news stories about COVID-19.

Children are impacted by the pervasive mood of their family around them. Change is inevitable throughout life, and children experience change differently depending on a number of developmental, biological and relational variables.

Childhood is often fraught with varying levels of

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Rachel Carson Refuge holds kids’ and teens’ art contests

Calling all children ages 2 through 18 to submit their art work to the Friends of Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge’s Sense of Wonder Art Contest.

February’s theme is “Children’s Art” followed by March’s theme which is “Teen Art. Submissions to the contest may include photos, stories, poems or any other artistic interpretation of experiences visiting the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge from children and teens.

The Refuge is currently celebrating 50 years since the Refuge was named after the nation’s foremost and forward thinking biologists, Rachel Carson.

The Sense of Wonder Art Contest is one of several events and

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Kids in the Carolinas show off their art work at WonderWorks Myrtle Beach

Nine kids from across the Carolinas now have their art work on display at Broadway at the Beach.

WonderWorks Myrtle Beach held a youth art contest last year asking children to submit their best work.

The winners range from first graders to seniors in high school.

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The theme was “Time to Think.”

Organizers said it was all about encouraging students throughout our area to express their feelings and thoughts through art.

“We thought it was fitting, because so many students are at home, if not most of them. So,

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