Sometimes great things come in small packages. Take for instance the award-winning Spare Parts MINI ART MUSEUM (MAM). The mini museum concept sprang from the artistically fertile imagination of teacher and artist Gabriella Santiago, and Spare Parts founder and director Mary Elizabeth Cantú.
Written by lcarter on Jul 6 2014 - 8:53am
PreK-12 grade teachers, children, parents and artists will celebrate arts education and the environment at the 4th annual Fine Arts Fair on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wonderland of the Americas, The public is invited to participate in the Fine Arts Fair activities including: enjoying music, engaging in art activities, visiting the award-winning spare parts MINI ART MUSEUM, taking a picture with Spurs Jesus and supporting local artists as they sell their arts and crafts.
Written by lcarter on Jan 23 2014 - 5:55am
Last weekend's event hosted by spare parts and 10BitWorks Hackerspace was what I like to think of as a creative confluence of artists, geeks and a bit of new media thrown in from The CMCollective.
Written by Providencestaff on Jun 20 2013 - 10:06am
In addition to the rigors of high school academics, Providence Catholic School Senior Dezarré Boone has a creative streak that led her to begin, at a young age, producing all manner of art and craft pieces.
Written by lcarter on Jun 5 2013 - 6:23am
There's no summer vacation for spare parts founder Mary Elizabeth Cantu and her mighty interns.
Written by Amanda Evrard on May 3 2012 - 2:56pm
Join Spare Parts and S.M.A.R.T. (Supporting Multiple Arts Resources Together) from 1-7 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at the Historic Downtown La Villita, Maverick Plaza for a free arts education event focused on REUSE. Watch 10 schools compete in Art on the Spot, a green design competition. There will also be live music, art workshops for all ages and "What the Fork," a community collaborative art project.