Leaps of Imagination’s Fall 2021 Newsletter

“Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.” ~ Corita Kent, Artist October 2021 Dear Friends of Leaps of Imagination, The season has begun, and kids are zeroing in on a flurry of Leaps’ challenges. It’s fascinating to watch the expressions on young artists’ faces, even with masks hiding… Read More Leaps of Imagination’s Fall 2021 Newsletter

Art WORK

“Don’t wait for inspiration. It comes while working.”  ~ Henri Matisse Dear Families and Friends, Our pop-up show got everyone’s attention this morning. Spread out on the tables were initialed satchels fifth graders had embroidered and drawings they’d created of leaf-miners’ journeys. Kids were astounded at the quality of (their own) and their classmates’ work.… Read More Art WORK

Leaps of Imagination’s Spring/Summer Newsletter

“No mud, no lotus.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh July 2021 Dear Friends of Leaps of Imagination,Last July we were imagining what life would be like during the 2020-2021 school year. Finding safe ways to connect in person was everyone’s priority. Only those directly involved in the school day would be permitted to enter the buildings.… Read More Leaps of Imagination’s Spring/Summer Newsletter

Just Imagine It

“Art is important for kids because it helps them see that they can do anything, if they imagine it.” ~ Vinalhaven School second grader Dear Families and Friends, Kids value the art making process. Leaps’ artists have taught them new ways to draw, to use original stamps for printing, and to link elements in an… Read More Just Imagine It