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Albers Foundation Workshop #1: One Color Becomes Two. Education director Fritz Horstman leads this hands-on tutorial demonstrating how one color can appear as two, based on Josef Albers's "Interaction of Color."
Albers Foundation Workshop #2: Afterimage. Education director Fritz Horstman demonstrates the effects of afterimage, based on Josef Albers’s "Interaction of Color."
Albers Foundation Workshop #3: Gradients. Education director Fritz Horstman leads this hands-on tutorial demonstrating gradients, based on Josef Albers's "Interaction of Color."
Albers Foundation Workshop #4: Four Color Worlds. Education director Fritz Horstman leads this hands-on tutorial demonstrating "four color worlds," based on Josef Albers's "Interaction of Color."
Albers Foundation Workshop #5: Old Masters. Education director Fritz Horstman leads this workshop on how to learn from the Old Masters, based on Josef Albers's "Interaction of Color."
Albers Foundation Workshop #6: Weaving with a Card Loom. Education director Fritz Horstman demonstrates basic weaving techniques and how to create a simple loom out of cardboard.
Albers Foundation Workshop #7: Weaving with a Card Loom 2. Education director Fritz Horstman demonstrates basic weaving techniques in this second video using a card loom.
Albers Foundation Workshop #8: Leaf Creatures. Education director Fritz Horstman leads this hands-on tutorial using autumn leaves, a favorite material of Josef Albers.
Albers Foundation Workshop #9: Holiday Cards / Rearrangement Exercise. Fritz Horstman, education director at the Albers Foundation, leads this hands-on tutorial creating colorful holiday cards based on rearrangement exercises from the Bauhaus.
Albers Foundation Workshop #10: Drawing with Salt. Fritz Horstman, education director at the Albers Foundation, leads this hands-on tutorial showing how common table salt can become a beautiful drawing material.

Resources for Educators

The Albers Foundation leads an active program of educational workshops in association with museums and educational institutions around the world. For the youngest artists (preK to grade 2), please visit albersforkids.org for age-specific tutorials and materials.

Short educational videos based on teaching exercises by Josef and Anni Albers in color, weaving, and design are featured in the slideshow at left. Click navigational arrows above the image for the following Albers Foundation Workshops:

1) Interaction of Color: One Color Becomes Two

2) Interaction of Color: Afterimage

3) Interaction of Color: Gradients

4) Interaction of Color: Four Color Worlds

5) Interaction of Color: Old Masters

6) Weaving with a Card Loom

7) Weaving with a Card Loom 2

8) Leaf Creatures

9) Holiday Cards/Rearrangement Exercise

10) Drawing with Salt

Additional resources on our website include audio and video clips, original texts, and publications by Anni and Josef:

Four short videos combining audio from Josef Albers's lecture "The Logic and Magic of Color" with animated plates from the Interaction of Color

Transcript of Josef Albers's talk "On Teaching Art to Youngsters," including examples of classroom exercises for school-age children

An audio clip of Anni Albers presenting a talk on "Designing as Visual Organization"

Transcripts of lectures by Anni Albers, including talks about "Material as Metaphor" and "On Weaving"

A video clip of Josef Albers teaching at Yale in 1955

If you would like to learn more about educational resources and upcoming workshops, please contact Fritz Horstman, Education Director, at fhorstman@albersfoundation.org.