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Painting a Mural
Students research create and design symbols to welcome students to their school. They present their idea to the class that includes a budget. The class work together to paint the mural.
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The Imagine Poetry & Mural Lesson
Readers of all ages can work together in groups to create original poetry on the theme of "Imagine," inspired by John Lennon's classic song. They also create a mural to illustrate their poetry. A beautiful lesson, inspired by a beautiful...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Murals of Diego Rivera
Young scholars examine the life and work of Diego Rivera. As a class, they discuss the importance of his murals and compare them to other murals from Philadelphia. To end the lesson, they draw a picture of a person based on a newspaper...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Mural Painting - Activity 1
Students create a "mural philosophy" and discuss various areas in their own schools that could use an art mural with the purpose of presenting to school administration. This class art project is adaptable to the needs/desires of specific...
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Warhol's Foxy Lady: Pop Art
Students paint a mural that represents the psychedelic era and uses styles of pop artists. Also, students identify characteristics of pop art, imagery of the psychedelic era, and reproduce or create an appropriate lettering style for the...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts