Agnes Gund, a New York philanthropist and art collector and patron, created a program called Studio in Schools. The program, starting in 1977, has now reached more than 800,000 students in New York schools in which 90 percent of the students come from low-income families.
The Bay Bridge in San Francisco will emit patterns of lights tomorrow night at 11 p.m. Leo Villareal, an artist from Albuquerque, is known for his work with diodes. He turns them into pixels to then create mesmerizing patterns. His lights show on the Bay Bridge will run every night from dusk until 2 a.m. for the next two years.
A new, interactive exhibit opened on Feb. 21 at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. Oh Snap! was created so that museum visitors would have a more active experience. There are 13 photographs on the wall. Anyone 18 or older is allowed to submit a photo that illustrates the viewer’s reaction. The submitted photos will be chosen from to display at the museum.