MOCFA's "E is for Everyone"

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March 21, 2011
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  A peek into the museum from the street.
    A peek into the museum from the street.
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  Here's a view of the gallery, with Corita's iconic 1965 "Power Up" piece in the background.
    Here's a view of the gallery, with Corita's iconic 1965 "Power Up" piece in the background.
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  A closer look at "Power Up."
    A closer look at "Power Up."
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  The show features seminal works from the 1960s and highlights Corita's close personal and professional relationship with Charles and Ray Eames through selected films and documentation.
    The show features seminal works from the 1960s and highlights Corita's close personal and professional relationship with Charles and Ray Eames through selected films and documentation.
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  The show's opening reception included a hands-on letterpress demonstration.
    The show's opening reception included a hands-on letterpress demonstration.
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  The all-ages crowd on opening night.
    The all-ages crowd on opening night.
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  Corita’s pedagogy and 'Look and Make' ethos are evident in these painted “CreateRelate” boxes. These were created in a commissioned workshop with Creative Growth Art Center, who asked their artists (adults with developmental, mental and physical disabilities) to produce a limited edition of painted Art Boxes.
    Corita’s pedagogy and 'Look and Make' ethos are evident in these painted “CreateRelate” boxes. These were created in a commissioned workshop with Creative Growth Art Center, who asked their artists (adults with developmental, mental and physical disabilities) to produce a limited edition of painted Art Boxes.
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  An "education table" in the gallery is designed to stoke visitors' creativity.
    An "education table" in the gallery is designed to stoke visitors' creativity.
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  Another view of the galleries.
    Another view of the galleries.
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  The Museum of Craft and Folk Art commissioned artist Jenifer K. Wofford to repaint the rules that Corita laid out for her art students at Immaculate Heart College. It's good advice: "Find a place you trust and then try trusting it for a while"; "Consider everything an experiment"; "Don't try to create and analyze at the same time. They're different processes."Don't miss a word of Dwell! Download our  FREE app from iTunes, friend us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter!
    The Museum of Craft and Folk Art commissioned artist Jenifer K. Wofford to repaint the rules that Corita laid out for her art students at Immaculate Heart College. It's good advice: "Find a place you trust and then try trusting it for a while"; "Consider everything an experiment"; "Don't try to create and analyze at the same time. They're different processes."

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