Early Years Fab Lab at The Bay Area Discovery Museum, California

"People need 'tools' that empower them to work independently, they need these tools and technology to make the most of the energy and imagination each has... society needs to project individual skills and voices, people need to move, to think and have the means to communicate with one another. People cannot make everything for themselves,…

Creativity, Multiculturalism & Pedagogical Flexibility: A Conversation with Atelierista Lorna Rose

We live in a world of great cultural, social and political diversity. Recent politically-motivated attacks have been one of many complex contributed towards increasing concern, fear and distrust between members of our community. Yet the central pillar of a democratic society lies in a nation's ability to value the richness of diversity and to allow its citizens to…

Review: Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art for Kids at QAGOMA, Australia

In this post Simone Kling gives her top picks from the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art's Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art for Kids (November 21, 2015 - April 10, 2016).  Simone is an artist and gallery educator who has worked in the learning departments at the Denver Art Museum (USA), The Ipswich Art Gallery (Australia) and the Queensland…

Interdisciplinary Work & Creative Innovation

I recently started a LinkedIn profile. It asked me to enter my job description. My brain then embarked on an existential journey of personal and professional identity. This post explores the joys and challenges of working in an interdisciplinary field and the potential it brings for creative innovation.  I, like most professionals working in the arts,…