BMA Kids Calming Stories: “Sally the Bunny Goes On a Picnic”

Calming Stories is a series of soothing tales about art and adventures set in the galleries of the BMA. Perfect for bed time or rest period, each narrated story delights the imagination while gently helping little ones relax or drift off to sleep. Inspired by the many rabbits and hares in the BMA’s collection, this […]

BMA Kids Calming Stories: “Rat Finds A Friend”

Calming Stories is a series of soothing tales about art and adventures set in the galleries of the BMA. Perfect for bed time or rest period, each narrated story delights the imagination while gently helping little ones relax or drift off to sleep. Inspired by an outdoor sculpture by artist Frank Fleming, this calming story […]

Visualization Meditation on Korean Moon Jar

Being mindful about the way we look at art is a form of meditation. While slowly looking at art, we find connections we may not see at first glance. By using color and visualization techniques, students can find a deeper connection to objects that they wouldn’t normally pay attention to. Watch our quick meditations geared […]

Drawing of Mt. Etna and its surrounding landscape and village in Sicily. The drawing contains no color, but some areas, like Mt. Etna, are drawn in more detail, while other areas like the village in the foreground are simple outlines.

Visualization Meditation on “View of Mt. Etna” by Thomas Cole

Being mindful about the way we look at art is a form of meditation. While slowly looking at art, we find connections we may not see at first glance. By using color and visualization techniques, students can find a deeper connection to objects that they wouldn’t normally pay attention to. Watch our quick meditations geared […]

Visualization Meditation on “Yō (Distance)” by Miyashita Zanji

Being mindful about the way we look at art is a form of meditation. While slowly looking at art, we find connections we may not see at first glance. By using color and visualization techniques, students can find a deeper connection to objects that they wouldn’t normally pay attention to. Watch our quick meditations geared […]

Visualization Meditation on “Platter” by Morikazu Kimura

Being mindful about the way we look at art is a form of meditation. While slowly looking at art, we find connections we may not see at first glance. By using color and visualization techniques, students can find a deeper connection to objects that they wouldn’t normally pay attention to. Watch our quick meditations geared […]

Color Meditation on “Vase” by Tokuda Yasokichi III

Being mindful about the way we look at art is a form of meditation. While slowly looking at art, we find connections we may not see at first glance. By using color and visualization techniques, students can find a deeper connection to objects that they wouldn’t normally pay attention to. Watch our quick meditations geared […]

Color Meditation on “Black Rust Flower Vase” by Morino Hiroaki

Being mindful about the way we look at art is a form of meditation. While slowly looking at art, we find connections we may not see at first glance. By using color and visualization techniques, students can find a deeper connection to objects that they wouldn’t normally pay attention to. Watch our quick meditations geared […]