Photo of the Day

My goal for this blog is to take part in the Project 365 — the idea is to take a picture a day for the next year, allowing you to not only document those day to day occurrences that get forgotten but to help you become a better photographer. I decided to give it a try and see what transpires.

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The first day I took the kids to the Aldrich Museum of Art in Ridgefield, CT. We hadn’t been to the museum for a while and they were having some activities geared towards children. I enjoyed most of what I saw and so did the kids, which is saying a lot since it is a modern art museum. I was surprised at how engaged Nick was and willing to look at everything and have an opinion. That was a big win. I wonder if it had anything to do with the time we went to the Bruce Museum and I spent a lot of time talking about what we were seeing, even if it was strange or disturbing. I didn’t have to do all the talking this time because both kids were willing to express how the art made them feel. Now how cool is that?

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Ok, the pictures. Well, the activities for the kids were unstructured. Basically, there were art supplies in the activity room and you could make a project that related to something you saw at the museum that day. Clare made the cat in the first picture and I just like the colors of the buttons and the markers.

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~ by photobella on 20 January, 2008.

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