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What is your flag?

In our education programs we facilitate numerous workshops and art activities related to Tibetan Prayer Flags. Visually captivating and imbued with layers of meaning, prayer flags lend themselves to conversations about journeys, symbolism and pattern, among many other topics. Working … Continue reading

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David Bowles and I have a structural column between our desks that we’ve dubbed the “Idea Parking Lot.” It is plastered with sticky notes of project ideas, organizational strategies, and things we want to remember. One of these sticky notes … Continue reading

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past, present, future

When we tell students about Buddha Shakyamuni, we often start with his birth and the subsequent prophecy that he will either be a great warrior or a great religious leader. We tell students his father was a warrior, and that … Continue reading

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Room for Experimentation

For me, designing an art making lesson plan sometimes feels like alchemy, or more appropriately, baking.  If I have all the right ingredients, organized and measured (and sometimes color-coded if I’m  working with more than one class on the same … Continue reading

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