Archive for August, 2013
Possessing a skill or interest in the visual arts can be a rewarding and enriching lifelong hobby. Art is not only fascinating to those who spend time on art forums or subscribe to fine art magazines, but it is a priceless historical tool that has unlocked countless doors to the past. Art has also been shown as an invaluable vehicle for learning.
Although there is overwhelming evidence that children learn better though hands on learning, it seems odd that funding for visual arts education continues to decline. According the National Education Association, when educational budget cuts are made, visual arts are usually among the first programs to go. Of course, this trend is nothing new, as the educational system in the United States has long been known to undervalue the arts.
Despite the fact that art educa
Did you know that about two million weddings take place in the U.S. every year? If you are planning a wedding, you know how much work goes into the process. The average couple, in fact, spend 18 months planning the whole event out. An important part of the event is the reception that takes place after the ceremony, and there are several items you will need for the occasion. Here are three easy tips for having an affordable, beautiful, and less stressful wedding reception.
1. Plan a Color Scheme
If you want to reduce planning stress, color schemes, though seemingly complicated, will actually simplify the planning process. Instead of looking at every possible flower color for a centerpiece, for example, you would only be looking for red and turquoise options. Instead of checking out ev