MoMA Art Lab
By MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art
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"MoMA Art Lab creates one of the most creative and inspiring experiences that I've encountered since the iTunes Store opened. The tools are easy to use and produce fascinating artwork. The six [now nine] activities based on the work of real artists make brilliant use of the iPad."
—Jinny Gudmundsen, "iPad Apps for Kids for Dummies"
Get creative and use the MoMA Art Lab app to make a sound composition, a shape poem, a group drawing, and more, then save and share your artwork (parental setting available). Explore how artists use line, shape, and color, discover artists' processes and inspirations, and create your own artwork inspired by MoMA's collection. Artists featured in the MoMA Art Lab app include Henri Matisse, Alexander Calder, Elizabeth Murray, and others.
The MoMA Art Lab app is intended for ages seven and up.
A Webby Award Winner
The MoMA Art Lab app won a 2013 Webby Award in the Education & Reference (Handheld Devices) category.
A Parents' Choice Silver Award Winner
"All in all, this is a wonderful way to introduce young learners to the masterful works of modern and contemporary art housed at MoMA."
—Parents' Choice Foundation
"I selected this app as one of my Ten Favorite Kid Apps because it does more than simply encourage artistic creation. This app changes the way kids look at art."
"Best for: Kids and adults, regardless of whether they're interested in art. Actually, this is a great app to explore for kids who don't like art. It makes modern art accessible."
"iPad Apps for Kids for Dummies"
• Create and save your own artwork
• Play with shapes, lines, and colors
• Nine activities inspired by works of art, including:
o Create a mobile
o Experiment with paint
o Draw from instructions
o Create a sound composition
o Draw with scissors
o Make a line design
o Collaborate on a group drawing
o Create a shape poem
o Make a chance collage
• Creative prompts for extra inspiration
• Audio for pre-readers
• Learn about works of art at MoMA. Artists include Henri Matisse, Alexander Calder, Elizabeth Murray, Sol LeWitt, Jim Lambie, Brice Marden, and others.
• Share your artwork
Please note that the sharing function in this app, which permits the user to share artwork with MoMA, and with others by e-mail or Twitter, is turned off by default so that parents can decide whether to permit their child to share their artwork. Instructions for enabling sharing can be found in the Information/For Parents section of the app.
About the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions and the world’s finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMA is dedicated to the conversation between the past and the present, the established and the experimental. Our mission is helping you understand and enjoy the art of our time.
What's New in Version 1.2.2
The colors that are provided are so great ! I've been looking for an app that gave many colors and this app delivered just that! The only thing that I am a little bit disappointed by is the art tools you can only use. There really isn't many! Also when you want to shrink the shapes it is a bit hard since you have to touch the shape with both fingers and we really don't have skinny fingers that will shrink them as small as we need them. But still that doesn't stop me from loving the app !
I work for hours there is so much to work with. And I just discovered the many trays of colors. One thing I would love is the ability to email my work to friends.
My daughters love this app
It is important for me to expose my children to as much art as possible. This app is perfect for creating art on the go. I love the MoMA website and this app does not disappoint.
- Category: Education
- Updated: Oct 19, 2013
- Version: 1.2.2
- Size: 135 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Museum of Modern Art
- © The Museum of Modern Art
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.