This year, CHAW partners with Ivy IQ to offer an integrated arts and spanish immersion experience for children ages 24 months to first grade.
Ivy IQ’s innovative and engaging curriculum taps into a child’s natural curiosity and playfulness to build foundational skills for a life-long love of learning and exploration.
CHAW welcomes Amanda Agard,... more
Fashion is at the same time, a high form of art and the most accessible. It combines the aesthetic qualities of sculpture and painting with the applied art of sewing. Yet, because we all get dressed, it is more accessible than other forms of art. We all have the opportunity to make a statement about ourselves and how the world will see and react to us... more
I am an artist, I own a business that does commercial art and I support the arts in numerous ways including volunteerism, actual cash donations and simply going to enjoy a dance/theater/gallery show on a regular basis.
I’ve always known instinctively that arts are important and valuable, not just on a personal level, but also to society on a harder-to-... more
This summer CHAW hosts a two-week Step Dance intensive class for students in 3rd through 8th grades. The class is led by teaching artist Briana Stuart, a full time company member of Step Afrika, the first and only professional stepping company in the world.
We asked Briana to share more about the class:
For two weeks students will engage in the... more
Starting next week, students in grades K through 8th can take their basic skills to the next level in a new class with teaching artist Carolina Mayorga. This unique open studio will guide students through the process of creating their own 2d or 3d projects.
“I want students to understand visual art techniques such as painting, drawing or sculpture as a... more
So I have this really sweet gig where I homeschool my three boys from morning until 3:45 pm when my husband and I make a quick kid pass off at our home near Lincoln Park. I hop on my bike and ride approximately six minutes to CHAW where I have an amazing Suzuki... more
How do you approach such a large museum as the National Gallery of Art when you know it will be a relatively short visit and it’s hard to decide where to start? You can get materials in the information room just off the rotunda. They have family guides (geared toward children ages 6 and up) on Dutch Art and American Art. They are great for... more
The Capitol Hill Art League held its annual Washington Metropolitan region-wide art competition show on Saturday, March 8th at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.
The competition awarded cash prizes to winning artists and drew a large participation from artists around... more
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Wouldn’t it be fun to take your toddler to an art museum today? What? That doesn’t sound like your idea of a good time?
Art museums really can be lots of fun with your children–even very young children. Perhaps you’re an art lover who could spend hours looking at paintings, reading... more