Work the Met: Appreciate art, then channel the inspiration into your work!

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Pinterest and idea boards have been around since the 1900s, at least in painting form.

Get your creative spirit flowing while we chat about some insanely realistic art at the Metropolitan Museum in the American Collection. We’ll spend about a half an hour with works from painters who were best known for “fooling the eye”  with their paintings, which bear a surprising resemblance to Pinterest-style web design.

Then we’ll move down to the American Wing Café and Sculpture garden with our laptops and continue the creative buzz for a few hours before wrapping up at the original Snap Chat craze from the late 1700s.

Co-hosted with Jen Oleniczak from the Engaging Educator and Museum Hack!


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  • cesar

    Brilliant!

    January 30, 2014

  • Dion R.

    Great working with fellow independents and sharing information. Not only was I productive but I learned things from others who attended.

    January 29, 2014

  • Tobin S.

    Bummer! A spot opened up, but I can no longer attend ):

    January 29, 2014

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