Anika Tabachnick on Creating Supportive Museum Programs – ARTnews.com

Q&A with Anika Tabachnick, creative aging programs associate at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. How long have you been at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art [BIMA]?I started in October 2020, and I’m the first person to head the museum’s creative aging program. A lot of the activities that fall under creative aging were on hold … Read more

The Best Marbling Kits for Creating Mesmerizing Patterns – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. Marbling is a fun and relaxing printmaking method, a rewarding process that yields unique and mesmerizing compositions. It’s an ancient art, historically associated with bookmaking. The practice involves suspending pigment on the surface of … Read more

The Best Tie Dye Kits for Creating Exciting Designs – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. A popular activity at birthday parties, tie-dyeing is an approachable craft for all ages that results in fun, wearable art. While the vibrant, psychedelic designs we are most familiar with today hark back to … Read more

Best Die Cutting Machines for Creating Complex Designs – ARTnews.com

Oh! The allure of die cutting and embossing machines! Versatile and precise, these machines cut intricate designs with ease. Some cutters work with digital files and can precisely cut, and/or emboss your designs within vellum, paper, vinyl, fabric, foils, and more. Galleries rely on these cutters for exhibition wall text created from self-adhesive vinyl. Crafters … Read more

María Esther Fernández on Creating a Nexus for Art and Research – ARTnews.com

In January 2022, AiA spoke with María Esther Fernández, artistic director of the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture (aka the Cheech), which was founded by actor Cheech Marin in cooperation with the Riverside Art Museum in California. The center was born of Marin’s passion for collecting Chicanx art and his awareness of … Read more