IPaintMyMind x Blick Art Lincoln Park: Working Together To Support Northwest Middle School & Nixon Elementary Link

IPaintMyMind x Blick Art Lincoln Park: Working Together To Support Northwest Middle School & Nixon Elementary

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured Nonprofits

Starting last year, the Blick Lincoln Park store has been generously supporting our mission to transform people & spaces through the power of art. As an organization that frames a lot of art, it’s always great to have partners who not only can help us source those frames, but...

May 04, 2020
IPMM x Lisa Congdon – Artist Q&A for Portage Park Elementary Link

IPMM x Lisa Congdon – Artist Q&A for Portage Park Elementary

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured

Covid-19 has really thrown a wrench in education, and we’ve been keeping in touch with our partners schools and teachers to help with any pressing needs and support e-learning efforts. We’d been cooking up Artist Q&A videos before that, initially to help connect artists from all over the world...

May 01, 2020
Quick And Cool DIY Art Projects To Do At Home Link

Quick And Cool DIY Art Projects To Do At Home

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured

For most of us, doing our part during this trying time simply means staying in our apartments or houses. But in a tremendous way, people are helping others, from inside their homes, endure inside of their homes. We’ve seen a fitness instructor leading a workout on a rooftop, Yo-Yo...

Mar 20, 2020
16 Free Lesson-Planning Resources for Art Teachers Link

16 Free Lesson-Planning Resources for Art Teachers

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured

The struggle of being an art teacher includes a unique blend of external doubt and internal friction. Art teachers share the same classroom and behavioral challenges that other elementary and secondary educators face while combating a similar stigma that troubles humanities departments across higher education–a skepticism about its value...

Feb 17, 2020
An Art Teacher’s Perspective: Working with IPaintMyMind & The Shared Walls Program Link

An Art Teacher’s Perspective: Working with IPaintMyMind & The Shared Walls Program

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured Shared Walls by IPaintMyMind™

Hey everyone, Roxy here. I’m writing you because I have some cool news and a great opportunity to pass along to other CPS educators and schools! I recently accepted an invitation to become a member of the Board of Directors of IPaintMyMind, a local nonprofit arts organization that I’ve worked with...

Feb 05, 2020
An Art Teacher’s Perspective: Working with IPaintMyMind & The Shared Walls Program Link

An Art Teacher’s Perspective: Working with IPaintMyMind & The Shared Walls Program

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured Shared Walls by IPaintMyMind™

Hey everyone, Roxy here. I’m writing you because I have some cool news and a great opportunity to pass along to other CPS educators and schools! I recently accepted an invitation to become a member of the Board of Directors of IPaintMyMind, a local nonprofit arts organization that I’ve worked with...

Feb 05, 2020
Learn Art Preparation Skills Via SAIC’s RE-TOOL 21 Program Link

Learn Art Preparation Skills Via SAIC’s RE-TOOL 21 Program

Art Art Resources for Teachers Events Featured Tips for Artists

The Art Institute of Chicago’s Warhol exhibit came to a close last week. Walking away from the retrospective, with its massive painted silkscreen works and comprehensive showing, one relishes in the pleasant paradox of the extraordinary yet typical workings of the museum. How in the world do they get...

Feb 03, 2020
See, Think, Do: Making Art at LaSalle Language Academy Link

See, Think, Do: Making Art at LaSalle Language Academy

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured Shared Walls by IPaintMyMind™

It’s amazing to see what students at our partner schools are making as a result of their exposure to and engagement with the Shared Walls art exhibitions we have installed in 23 CPS schools for the 2019/2020 school year. We’ve had a lot of fun working with LaSalle Language...

Jan 31, 2020
6 Arts Organizations Offering Fantastic Programs to Chicago Public Schools Link

6 Arts Organizations Offering Fantastic Programs to Chicago Public Schools

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured

As jobs become increasingly automated, it is a skillset in creativity, storytelling, language, and big ideas that will separate job candidates. These types of skills are developed through arts and humanities. Unfortunately, schools are still necessarily dependent on outside organizations for support when it comes to arts education. It...

Nov 27, 2019
7 Incredibly Free Resources for Art Teachers Link

7 Incredibly Free Resources for Art Teachers

Art Resources for Teachers Featured

As we head into the final days of October, the Chicago Public School strike continues. The Chicago Teachers Union is fighting for the addition of nurses and social workers and against overcrowded classrooms. We’d like to lend our support! Here are seven free resources for art teachers to utilize now...

Oct 29, 2019

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