more about: art

Oakland Zoo animals are painting for a cause. Watch!

Parrots are the new Pollock. Oakland Zoo residents are giving human artists a run for their money this week in the second annual Animal Art Show. Twenty different species have painted 32 paintings this year to raise money for the zoo’s conservation efforts. 

Links we love: Wall wow factor

Think of a room as a space with four blank canvases. Here are some fabulous ways to dress up your walls:

A dream trip to Alaska, two big street-food fests, and more favorite travel finds

Wine-country cooking classes, street art in Seattle—and more great travel finds

Now that the weekend is nearly here, it’s time to pack your bags and explore the West! No plans yet? Find some inspiration with our 5 favorite travel finds of the week.