Art Classic Stories

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  • 2013
  • 3 Seasons

Art Classic Stories is a children’s series designed to instill an appreciation of art as a story telling medium. Through three seasons, this series tells a variety of beloved classic fables, each brought to life in a different artist’s style. Every eight to ten minute episode covers one story, using a type of semi-animated artistry that is engaging yet more serene than traditional cartoons. Season 1, episode 1, for example, tells the timeless tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears using the style of American artist Keith Haring. Episodes include The Giving Tree, The Seven Ravens, and Puss in Boots.

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The Musicians of Bremen
10. The Musicians of Bremen
July 1, 2013
This timeless tale is presented through the art style of Edvard Munch. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation. Closed captioned to aid the hard of hearing, English language learners and to facilitate read along.
The Little Match Girl
9. The Little Match Girl
July 1, 2013
This classic fable is presented through the art style of Rembrandt. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation. The Grimm Brothers' and other fables are brought to life in this classic art series.
The Seven Ravens
8. The Seven Ravens
July 1, 2013
This much loved fairy tale is presented through the art style of Alfons Mucha. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation. A classic storybook in a classic art style.
Saturday Mountain
7. Saturday Mountain
July 1, 2013
This timeless tale is presented through the art style of Paul Gustave Dore. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation. Perfect for emergent literacy bedtime or anytime stories.
The Little Girl and the Big Bear
6. The Little Girl and the Big Bear
 
This classic fable is presented through the art style of James Whistler. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation. La Fontaine and other fables are brought to life in this classic art series.
The Hare and the Hedgehog
5. The Hare and the Hedgehog
July 1, 2013
This much loved fairy tale is presented through the art style of Claude Monet. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation. A classic picture book in a classic art style.
The Fox and the Crane
4. The Fox and the Crane
 
This timeless tale is presented through the art style of Gustave Courbet. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation. Perfect for early literacy read alongs.
King Thrushbeard
3. King Thrushbeard
July 1, 2013
Enjoy a relaxing story while teaching art. This timeless tale is presented through the art style of Marie Laurencin. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation.
The Donkey and the Load of Salt
2. The Donkey and the Load of Salt
July 1, 2013
This classic fable is presented through the art style of William Turner. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation. Aesop's and other fables are brought to life in this classic art series.
The Giving Tree
1. The Giving Tree
July 1, 2013
From the famous author Shel Silverstein, this timeless tale is presented through the art style of Raoul Dufy. It features exquisite illustrations that will capture children's eyes while introducing art appreciation.
Description

Art Classic Stories is a children’s series designed to instill an appreciation of art as a story telling medium. Through three seasons, this series tells a variety of beloved classic fables, each brought to life in a different artist’s style. Every eight to ten minute episode covers one story, using a type of semi-animated artistry that is engaging yet more serene than traditional cartoons. Season 1, episode 1, for example, tells the timeless tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears using the style of American artist Keith Haring. Episodes include The Giving Tree, The Seven Ravens, and Puss in Boots.

  • Premiere Date
    July 1, 2013