Age/Grade: Middle School

5th-8th Grade,
11-14 Years

Sidewalk Justice

High School students from New York City take to the streets to express their opinions, both personal and political.

Relationships in Art

An introductory lesson to Relationship Sculptures, that explores personal relationships and how these dynamics can be communicated through art.

Pop Shop 2 – Etching and Woodcutting

Learn about printmaking using Haring's imagery as a starting point.

Relationship Sculptures

Students examine and create clay sculptures based on a special relationship they have.

Plaster Mold Symbols

Students will make casts of their own symbols using clay and plaster.

Pop Shop 1 – Symbol Making

Students will learn about Keith Haring's use of symbols by examining his bold, direct lines and images and create their own.

Hip Hop Dancers

New York City High school students explore movement and performance in this lesson, which explores urban vernacular dance.

Flipbook Animation

High School students learn that movement is created by using a very fast sequence of photographs to enable them to make their own cartoon flip books.

Exploring Artistic Influences

Students explore their own personal artistic influences and make a work that is inspired by this connection.