Tools For Discussing Haring's Work
Students examine artwork by Keith Haring and discuss his drawing techniques and process. They write a group story as an interpretation of one of Keith Haring's drawings, and create their own posters.
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Exploring the Creative Process
Launch a discussion of the creative process with a short video that features the daily ritual of Slobodan Dan Paich, a San Francisco artist. Slobodan models his approach to tea painting and shares his reflections on the creativity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Marc Chagall / Magic Realism
Surrealistic painters like Marc Chagall and Wendy Rouse show viewers an expansive world in a small area. Young artists have a opportunity to create their own surrealistic paintings in response to a study of works by Chagall and Rouse.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Philosophical Chairs Discussion
Debate music censorship in this discussion instructional activity. Middle schoolers research and debate whether music with offensive lyrics should have warning labels. They get into groups of disagree, agree, or neutral to debate their...
6th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Introduction to Pre-production: Developing Ideas
Continue with creating documentaries with the fourth lesson in a series. After explaining the concept of preproduction, send groups off to make some decisions about their films. Groups can use the handout and the four provided questions...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Skin Fruit: Ideas of Empathy in Janine Antoni's Work
Kids get artistic as they explore the impact of art materials, sculpture, and performance. They discuss the work of Janine Antoni and then create a performance piece that reflects social or global issues they feel strongly about. The end...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts