Welcome to Summer, Kids & Art Community. We hope you have lots of fun plans for these warmer days, possibly some involving a K&A event or workshop?Read More
Twenty years ago, I was sitting with a mom who was facing the unimaginable. Her seven-year-old son, David, had just been diagnosed with cancer. I listened as David’s terrified and devastated mom described what the doctors had told her about the two years of treatment that her little boy was about to endure. Tears welled up in her eyes when she asked, “How am I going to explain all of this to him? How do you describe what cancer is to a little boy?
Happy May from Kids & Art! This month has been a full and impactful one at Kids & Art. Read all about the events we participated in and the ways we supported the pediatric oncology community in our monthly newsletter.
Kids & Art team will work with artist Sahba Shere, part of the Cubberley Artist Studio Program. Sahba will guide our young artists through her own creative process and invite them to enter their own painting adventure.Read More
Ember Fry hadn't even noticed she was holding her breath. As her family of four turned onto The Painted Turtle campground, Ember and her husband, Andy, still hadn’t figured out how to convince their nine year old daughter to go to Camp. “Kalina was in tears the whole drive up the mountain,” recounted Ember. “It was going to be her first time away sleeping in a room without either her brother, Dad and me, or usual team of nurses. I wasn’t worried about her brother, Jadon, having a good time because he had heard all about Camp from friends and was excited, but I half expected to receive a call from Kalina asking to come home.”Read More
ArtWorks, The Naomi Cohain Foundation, founded in 2002, is dedicated to improving the healthcare experience of pediatric patients through the arts. ArtWorks provides children and young adults from infants to age 24 facing chronic and life-limiting illnesses , and their families, access to creative and performing arts programs that serve as a vehicle for healing, communication, self-expression and person development.Read More
Join us at Public Glass on April 7th for an exciting afternoon of hands-on glass creation. Participants will learn to cut, shape and arrange colorful flat glass in this three hour event, and will each design a one of a kind picture frames.Read More
It’s a long-debated topic, and one that is especially divided when it comes to children; does music really help with productivity? Half the argument says yes, the other half says it’s just an excuse to listen to music instead of getting work done. There is truth to both sides, but it’s actually a bit deeper than it seems.Read More
For the month of March, we at Kids & Art are thrilled to bring kids and families to the Peninsula Museum of Art in Burlingame, California. Participants will be painting the day away with our Kids & Art artists. There will be plenty of paints, brushes and canvases for everyone. The only missing ingredient is your creativity!Read More