Author Archives: Kelsey.Brown

History & The Future

As my final hours come up at the MAC, I find myself reflecting not only on my time here but on the past century as well. My project this week was to compile the history of our building via old … Continue reading

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Dandy DIY

Hello again!   My name is Kelsey Brown, and in case I haven’t mentioned it before, I LOVE arts and crafts. I spent all of yesterday (and part of this morning) working on my favorite project of the summer: reupholstering old benches for … Continue reading

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Diverging Paths

Heading into my senior year of college, I stand before a fork in the road. Based on my interests, skills, and double major in both Music and English, there are a lot of paths I can take post-graduation. I could … Continue reading

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Hands-On Teaching

I spent my mornings this week working with the Ceramics Camp down in our sunlit studio. It was really fun to get to work with the campers and help them with their projects in less hectic setting than that of Camp Creativity. … Continue reading

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Teamwork & Trying New Things

This week was our second (and final) week of Camp Creativity for the summer! Once again, I was the counselor for the oldest group (10-12 years old, and all girls this time), and I had a fantastic time bonding with … Continue reading

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Scissors & Paint & Glue, Oh My!

I’ve spent a lot of time so far this summer getting opportunities to fulfill my goals and wishes for the summer, especially through this internship. I’ve had so many amazing chances to learn new things about art administration and I’ve … Continue reading

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The Art of Improv

This past week has been a mixed bag of insanely crazy and remarkably slow, as far as work load goes. We had four summer camps running this summer: Drawing and Painting, Acting Animals, Film Making, and a Hamilton camp! Along … Continue reading

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The Fear of Getting Settled

This past week at the McConnell Arts Center has really been the first chance I’ve gotten to settle in. Between my first week of Camp Creativity and my second week of prepping for the Arts Festival, it was nearly impossible … Continue reading

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The Art of Preparation

The staff of the McConnell Arts Center has been running on all cylinders this week as we head into our annual Arts Festival. We have over 100 artists coming in from all over the country (as far as Colorado, Florida, … Continue reading

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Pay It Forward

Hi! I’m Kelsey and my internship this summer is with the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center in Worthington, Ohio. I’ll be spending the coming weeks organizing, planning, and assisting the MAC’s summer youth camps, where kids from around the area … Continue reading

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