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Arts & Entertainment - May 21, 2010

A closer look

Project LOOK! marks 30 years of up-close tours and hands-on activities for kids at the Palo Alto Art Center

by Rebecca Wallace

On a Friday afternoon, the Palo Alto Art Center's galleries are lively with kids gazing at the art with big eyes. With the help of docents, Ohlone Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders are talking about line and color, pondering symmetry, and wondering about how papier-mache can look like bronze. Soon, they'll be making claymation films.

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Posted by Cheryl Smith, a resident of Mountain View
on Jun 9, 2010 at 1:20 pm

Thanks for writing this! Recently I saw the "vaguely threatening spiderwoman" you mentioned and really wanted to know more about it. These kids are so talented and I'm glad they had a show so people could see it. My compliments to the artist and his instructor.


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