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Music and Art

Find library resources and online help for music and art homework.

Library Databases for Music and Art

Fun Music and Art Activities on the Web

Watch this video from the Winnipeg Art Gallery to learn how to create a Kandinsky-inspired piece of art using supplies found at home.

Art and how it works : an introduction to art for children DK Art and how it works by Ann Kay

Music and Art Homework Help on the Web

Request books about music and musicians from the Library catalogue

Red Bird sings : the story of Zitkala-S̈a, Native American author, musician, and activist by Gina Capaldi
Music and How It Works : The Complete Guide for Kids.
The school of music by Meurig Bowen
Indigenous peoples in arts and music by Erin Nicks
Make music! : a kid's guide to creating rhythm, playing with sound, and conducting and composing music by Norma Jean Haynes
Like a bird : the art of the American slave song by Cynthia Grady
Ada's violin : the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood
The cosmo-biography of Sun Ra : the sound of joy is enlightening by Christopher Raschka
When the beat was born : DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop by Laban Carrick Hill

Request books about artists from the Library catalogue

Splat! : the most exciting artists of all time by Mary Agnes Richards
Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe
The astronaut who painted the moon : the true story of Alan Bean by Dean Robbins
Out of this world : the surreal art of Leonora Carrington by Michelle Markel
The life of Frida Kahlo by Jane Kent
Through the window : views of Marc Chagall's life and art by Barb Rosenstock
The girl who drew butterflies : how Maria Merian's art changed science by Joyce Sidman
Pocket full of colors : the magical world of Mary Blair, Disney artist extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo
Mary Cassatt : extraordinary impressionist painter by Barbara Herkert
Henri's scissors by Jeanette Winter
The life of Leonardo da Vinci by jane Kent

Get creative and request these books about how to make art from the Library catalogue

Draw AlphaBeasts : 130+ monsters, aliens and robots from letters and numbers by Steve Harpster
Out of the box by Jemma Westing
Three-dimensional art adventures by Maja Pitamic
The kids book of hand lettering : 20 lessons and projects to decorate your world by Nicole Miyuki Santo
Clay lab for kids : 52 projects to make, model, and mold with air-dry, polymer, and homemade clay by Cassie Stephens
I am not a toilet paper roll
Ed Emberley's how to draw monsters and more scary stuff by Ed Emberley
Sew with me : 60 fun & easy projects to make your own fabulous décor and accessories by Brandy Nelson
Crafty Gifts by Jane Bull
Building amazing creations : Sean Kenney's art with LEGO bricks by Sean Kenney
Modern art adventures : 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by artists from Monet to Banksy by Maja Pitamic

Request these great books about art from the Library catalogue

How art works by Sarah Hull
Vincent's starry night and other stories : a children's history of art by Michael Bird
A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings by David Hockney
The arts : a visual encyclopedia by Susie Hodge

Find art and music eBooks on Overdrive.

Mon album de la musique--professeur Génius by QA international Collectif
Make It! by Jane Bull
Like a Bird The Art of the American Slave Song  by Cynthia Grady
Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews
Radiant Child The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat  by Javaka Steptoe
Red Bird Sings The Story of Zitkala-Ša, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist by Gina Capaldi
I Can Draw Animals by DK
Strange Fruit Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song  by Gary Golio