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Ways to Celebrate Music & Art


From sidewalk art to conducting a toy symphony, creativity comes through play.

With a swipe of the finger, these Mobile Apps will lead to hands on play — and learning. Give NGAkids Art Zone, MoMA Art Lab and Toca Band a whirl.

Can you name that tune? Our Audio Award Winners will start and keep toes tapping. And page turners of all ages have lots to enjoy: read how Beatrix Potter learned to paint her renowned rabbit friend, explore the life and works of Diego Rivera, and introduce your child to some of the world’s greatest painting and sculptures.

Tour the history of musical instruments, read how a pawnshop instrument inspired one boy to become one of the most famous trumpeters of all time, or explore the story of a boy and a trombone twice his size, discover that a man from Saturn believes the power of music is what holds us all together, and know the story behind a famous photo of musicians.