Patchwork Art Additions

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On Tuesday, October 28 at 5:00 pm, you’re invited to help us celebrate Patchwork’sĀ impressive art collection. Most notably, Patchwork has a new sign to mark the Meetinghouse at 100 Washington Avenue. Our old sign had begun to look dilapidated and it failed to really convey Patchwork’s character. Its replacement was the perfect project for this […]

Monumental Art

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We’ve just completed two Sculpture Weeks at Patchwork. They are great examples of the kind of high quality arts experience that we offer children. It’s definitely NOT your average arts and crafts time! The weeks were led by Rob Millard-Mendez, an associate professor of art at the University of Southern Indiana. We began with a […]

Lessons in Sales

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“Do you have any creative nativity sets?” one Arts & Smarts participant asked another as they role-played a customer interacting with a sales person at the Art & Company booth prior to last weekend’s Patchwork Holiday Art Sale. “Yes, well there’s this one, and there’s this one, and this one,” was the response, first pointing […]

Springing Into Summer

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I’ve always thought that if you distilled the entire Arts & Smarts program down into a single week, that week would look a whole lot like an Art Garden Week: a big group of children, teens, and adults learning, creating, growing, and having fun together; everyone feeling welcome; everyone becoming not just friends but feeling […]

Springing Into Summer

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I’ve always thought that if you distilled the entire Arts & Smarts program down into a single week, that week would look a whole lot like an Art Garden Week: a big group of children, teens, and adults learning, creating, growing, and having fun together; everyone feeling welcome; everyone becoming not just friends but feeling […]