The Art of Healthy Living
Sept. 29, 2017 - Jan. 21, 2018
Mike Brennan, "The Art of Yoga"
Get ready for an art experience for your mind and body. The i.d.e.a. Museum’s fall exhibition, The Art of Healthy Living, takes guests on a visual journey that explores nutrition, exercise, mindfulness and overall wellness. Art, hands-on activities and movement stations will explore topics such as physical fitness, nourishment of both body and mind, creativity and meditation.
Exhibition activities align with the Association of Children's Museums "Let's Move" campaign.
Educational & Art Programs
Hands-on activities in the exhibition are developed with science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) concepts in mind. Kids of all ages will enjoy:
The Art of Healthy Living feature 16 artists – local and from around the world. In all, they contributed 51 artworks to the exhibition, including ceramics, paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures, and digital artworks.
Arizona artists: Deborah McMillion-Nering, Mary Meyer, Farraday Newsome, Jeff Reich, Jeff Schmuki, and Jennyfer Stratman (also has a studio in Australia).
National artists: Mike Brennan, New Jersey; Klaus Enrique, New York; and Rebecca Kinkead, Vermont.
International artists: Stephan Brusche, The Netherlands; Vanessa Dualib, Brazil; and Laleh Mohmedi, Australia.
In addition, select artworks will be on loan from the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum Collection, including artists Akio Takamori, Seattle, Washington; Dana Smith, Tucson, Arizona; Nobuhito Nishigawara, Fullerton, California and Jim Lowry (Unknown).
by Stephan Brusche, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
by Deborah McMillion-Nering, Phoenix, Arizona.
Dark Blue Bowl with Oranges
by Farraday Newsome, Mesa, Arizona.
The Steele Foundation
Artful Tales Experience sponsor
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150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201
Free for members and those under age 1
Receives support from the state of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.Support Access for All ProgramsThe Steele Foundation
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