We’re making a documentary about our community art project “The K.T. Murphy Diversity Quilt”! Check out our students talking about the squares they made for the quilt.
Congratulations to thirty-four of our K.T. Murphy students for having artwork showcased at the University of Bridgeport, Stamford “Young at Art” exhibition! This art exhibit is a collaborative student art show that includes students from both Springdale School and K.T. Murphy. It was started by my mom, Susan Ramsey, a Stamford art educator, University of Bridgeport … More #KTMARTISTS on Display
Congratulations to twelve K.T. Murphy kindergarten students who have artwork featured at UCONN Stamford for the Salaam Bombay Children’s Fund Art Exhibition. The art exhibition features Stamford students in grades K-8 and artists whose work represents the celebrations and cultures of India. The exhibit is on display until May 20th. Salaam Bombay Children’s Fund Presents Art … More #KTMARTISTS on Display
We are kicking off the process of making a K.T. Murphy Diversity Quilt! The K.T. Murphy Diversity Quilt is a community art project that will be displayed in K.T. Murphy for years to come to symbolize that K.T. Murphy School is a place for EVERYONE. You don’t want to miss out! Please ask your child about … More K.T. Murphy Diversity Quilt
It might seem like it has nothing to do with teaching, but pull-ups are making me a better teacher. My high school art teacher always made comparisons between sports and art. She would talk about how artists and athletes have to practice. Making art was never easy for me, but I dedicated a ton of … More Pull-ups
The ice and snow will soon melt away. Wishful thinking maybe, but March 20th is officially the first day of spring! It is time for K.T. Murphy students to move into an exciting phase of the school year in their classrooms and in art class. This is the time of year when students put all their … More Celebrate Diversity-Make Art!
School is life. “What is the purpose of school?” “How will we make school mirror the world in a way that prepares students to live a fulfilling life?” When we think about why art is an essential piece of educating the whole child we have to take into consideration a holistic view of the lessons … More Ten Lessons the Arts Teach