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Alchemy of Art: Stories for the Classroom

by Addie Hirschten

“The Alchemy of Art: Stories for the Classroom” is a compilation of fifty folktales and true stories about artists and the creative process. In this delightful collection, Hirschten offers classic tales such as the Greek Muses, Pygmalion and more.

Designed to be read aloud in art classrooms of all grade levels, each story develops the reader’s understanding of art. Students love hearing these stories as they create their assignments. Teachers love how these stories can inspire new artwork as well as link history, literature and the arts.