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  • ORIGINS

    ORIGINS

    www.reenchantingtheworldthroughart.org Back in 1994, Artist and friend Phil Roberts (above photo) was invited to be the featured artist at the Santa Barbara “I Madonnari” Chalk Drawing Festival. Phil asked me (Mark Wagner) to help him create a 8 x 20 ft. chalk drawing of Michelangelo’s “The Last Judgment.” We would have 6 days and $. […]

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  • Ten Reasons Why Art Is Good For Kids

    Ten Reasons Why Art Is Good For Kids

    Ten Reasons Why Art Is Good For Kidswww.reenchantingtheworldthroughart.org 1) Art Teaches Problem Solving. Making art teaches that there is more than one solution to the same problem. Art challenges our beliefs and encourages open-ended thinking that creates an environment of questions rather than answers. 2) Art Prepares Kids for the Future. Creative, open-minded people are […]

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  • Chalk One Up for the Arts – Edutopia Article

    Chalk One Up for the Arts – Edutopia Article

    Chalk One Up for the Arts: A Record-Breaking Coloring Project We just got some exciting press by magazine – EDUTOPIAfrom the George Lucas Educational Foundationwww.edutopia.org/chalk-drawing www.reenchantingtheworldthroughart.org

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  • It Will Take A Legion of Artists – Louise Music

    It Will Take A Legion of Artists – Louise Music

    The KIDS CHALK ART PROJECT is an example of the essential role of the artist in our communities and our schools. For the last 40 years, there has been basically no arts education in our public schools, save for sporadic music programs frequently funded by local Parent Teacher Associations, or visual and performing arts programs […]

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  • 19 Weeks to GO

    19 Weeks to GO

    KID’S CHALK ART PROJECTwww.reenchantingtheworldthroughart.org Things are moving along at a fast click. We are having weekly team meetings, seeking an immediate fund raising person and down the short road events producer. Everyone is constantly networking and spreading the word to get the buzz going and out into the world. We have begun to visit all […]

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  • Chalk Drawing and Re-Enchanting the World

    Chalk Drawing and Re-Enchanting the World

    http://www.reenchantingtheworldthroughart.org Today, in our small town of Alameda, CA, and across the county, there are no art teachers in public elementary schools. Some young students do experience art through a volunteer program but many do not due to the lack of available parents, programs, teacher’s schedules, and funding. The Kids’ Chalk Art Project is an […]

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  • Greetings

    Greetings

    Hello All, the Kids’ Chalk Art Project (KCAP) welcomes you to our new blog. A place to talk, share, and learn about the creative arts and kids. ~MarkCreative Director

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