Art Project: Paper Mobile

With the simplest of materials, you can create a paper mobile to spruce up your home. It’s a fun activity to do with your young artists! Create an abstract mobile with shapes similar to those of Alexander Calder (learn more at http://www.calder.org/work/by-category/hanging-mobile), or cut out clouds, moon, and stars for a starry night theme! The…

Exhibit Tour: The Exotic Realms of Jules André Smith

Step into the Maitland Art Center’s galleries, virtually, with a tour of The Exotic Realms of Jules André Smith, by A&H’s Director of Experiences, Randall Webster. This exhibition explores Smith’s extensive body of work, including paintings, watercolors, sculptures, concrete reliefs, theatre set designs, architectural drawings and architectural ornamentation. Through this exhibition, we hope to understand…

History: The War Letters of André Smith

In February of 1918, Jules André Smith was commissioned as captain in Company B of the 40th Corps of Engineers of the U.S. Army, and was the first of eight artists to be sent to France to record the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces. The artists were stationed north of the American Expeditionary Forces…

Community: Our Events Manager’s Volunteer Service

We love our volunteers at A&H! While we normally spotlight the individuals who freely give of their time and efforts to the A&H, during this time of crisis, we want to celebrate volunteerism by focusing on one of our amazing staff members who volunteers regularly within the local community. Events Manager Sarah Schultz is our…

Art Project: Abstract Painting

From Our Education Team: Here’s a clean, fun, and easy way to create abstract paintings! Perfect for kids of all ages and adult artists looking to make some amazing effortless artwork. Look at the way the colors blend together as you spread the paint along the cardboard canvas. Experiment with how you place the paint…