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Call to Artists: Motion Photography Prize

Facebook Twitter Tumblr Pinterest Saatchi Art, the Saatchi Gallery and Google+ announce the Motion Photography Prize, celebrating a new art form for everyone An Underwater Spell Simon McCheung United Kingdom With the ubiquity of smartphones and rise in photo-sharing services, the world has recently exploded with photographers from all backgrounds who are embracing new technology to tell their stories in innovative ways.

Motion photography has emerged as a new trend, but until now required special tools and know-how. Google+ allows users to effortlessly and automatically animate a series of still photographs and turn them into motion photography.

In recognition of the exciting potential of this new technology, Saatchi Art, the Saatchi Gallery and Google+ announce the Motion Photography Prize, inviting photographers all over the world to celebrate this new creative art form.

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Ask Yo-Yo Ma About Arts Education

Have you ever chatted with someone about the importance of the arts in our schools? Would you like the chance to discuss it with Yo-Yo Ma? Yo-Yo Ma will deliver the 26th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on April 8 at 6:30 p.m. EDT and, for the first time, Americans for […]

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Two weeks left for kids K-12 to Enter Google’s Doodle Contest!

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Doodle 4 Google is an annual program that invites K-12 students in the United States to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign our homepage logo for millions to see.

This year, we ask students to exercise their creative imaginations around the theme, “My Best Day Ever…” One talented student artist will see their artwork appear on the Google homepage, receive a $30,000 college scholarship, and a $50,000 technology grant for their school along with some other cool prizes!

Download the entry form HERE

Top Ten Searches Bringing Visitors to Art Matters! for 2012

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Well, as long as everyone is doing Top 10 posts (and according to Tim Mikulski’s recent post, the number 10 and its text version “ten” are heavily used search terms) we’ll do one, too. Maybe more, we’ll see how much time the holidays give us. This one is about the top ten keywords/phrases people have used to find Art Matters! via search engines.

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The How-and-Whys of Our Top 10 Most Viewed Posts of 2012

Everyone loves a top 10 list. Sure, it seems the lists are everywhere this time of year—to the point that you’d think that we’ve over-saturated the market for them, right? Wrong. The best evidence that I can give you to prove that top 10 lists bring people to your site is that four of our […]

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Top Contenders (Pretenders?) to be the Next Facebook

CNN’s What’s Next blog recently published a list of current social media outlets/apps that could take over as the “next Facebook” if everything falls into place. While there has been wild speculation in the past that other products would have replaced the big blue “F” by now, it hasn’t happened; however, I’m pretty sure that […]

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Google Out-Doodles Itself Again

The geniuses at Google are at it again. Today’s doodle on Google.com, honors the late Dr. Robert Moog on his 78th birthday. Moog invented the electronic synthesizer, so the doodle is an interactive musical instrument that will help those of you who are musically inclined to kill some time during your workday. According to Mashable, […]

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Social Media Demographics: Using the Right Tools to Reach Your Audience

Have you ever wondered if it’s worth your time to start that Pinterest page for your organization or business? Is it important that you know what Digg is? Thankfully, OnlineMBA.com has pulled together a fantastic infographic that will help you determine if Facebook is better for your message or if you should hurry up and […]

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Cool Art Therapy Intervention #10: Magazine Photo Collage

Those magazine picture clippings you have been saving in a drawer might just mean more than you think. And it’s related to the first installment of the “ten coolest art therapy interventions.” Primary Topic:  …

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The Ten Coolest Art Therapy Interventions

I’m taking a cue from Ryan Howes’ Top Ten Coolest Therapy Interventions to demystify just what art therapy is and some of the tools of the trade.  Primary Topic:  Media read more

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