Abrakadoodle Summer Camps Are Coming Soon … to some unusual locations

Abrakadoodle-Austin, Texas will be launching a three-year summer camp program with the Umlauf Sculpture Garden. This summer will feature Abrakadoodle’s Garden Art Safari camp, which will be customized to include mini tours of the sculptures and museum grounds to inspire the campers. According to Geraldine Smythe, Director of Abrakadoodle-Austin, “Charles Umlauf did lots of bronzes…

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Five Ways to Boost Your Child’s Creativity & Sense of Style

As parents, you know that creativity is important but may wonder how you can actively help nurture your child’s self-expression. Did you know that famous painter Georgia O’Keefe, best known for her dramatic paintings of gigantic flowers, nearly quit her artistic pursuits? Early in her career, O’Keefe became discouraged and decided to destroy her work…

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Recent Survey Reveals Kids in Art Programs Are Well Rounded Findings are consistent with art-related research touting benefits of art education Reston, VA, November 2, 2010 – More than 400 parents responding to Abrakadoodle’s 2010 Parent Survey revealed that kids who take art classes are well rounded. Abrakadoodle sent surveys to parents of children who…

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Abrakadoodle President To Inspire Women In Limassol, Cyprus

Franchising leader Rosemarie Hartnett will share her success as women’s franchising executive  Reston, VA, October 6, 2010 – Rosemarie Hartnett will travel halfway around the globe to the Franchising Regional Conference in Cyprus to share her American success story as a women business owner and franchisor through her keynote speech entitled, “Empowering Women through Franchise…

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Abrakadoodle Helps Girl Scouts Discover Their Creative Potential

Abrakadoodle’s mobile art education programs are a great fit for the Girls Scouts, bringing creative art classes, Badges & Try-Its programs directly to troops at schools and community sites. Dave Coates, Director of Abrakadoodle-North Dallas suburbs, has been bringing Abrakadoodle’s award-winning programs to Girls Scouts, Brownies and Daisies of the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas…

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Papa of Pop Art Born in August

Artist Andy Warhol, born August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is perhaps best known for helping to establish the Pop Art Movement in American art. Pop Art takes items from everyday life, such as Warhol’s famous images of Campbell’s soup cans, and presents these simple objects in vibrant colors and patterns. Abrakadoodle provides lessons in…

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