Age/Grade: Middle School

5th-8th Grade,
11-14 Years

The Keith Haring Car

The Keith Haring Car

During this lesson the children learned about Keith Haring and what kind of artwork he created. Then they had fun expressing painting an entire car in Haring-inspired imagery!

Haring Mosaic

Haring Mosaic

These 8th graders from a town in Germany were invited to create a public mosaic for their local town hall in Bullay. Inspired by Keith Haring, the students chose bold, colorful figures to depict their message.

A Haring Holiday

A Haring Holiday

Create Haring-inspired holiday ornaments with children using this fun and easy project sent in to us by a high school in Kansas.

Haring Animations

Haring Animations

Year 5 & 6 students from this school in the UK created their own computer animations.

A Sculptor’s Model

A Sculptor's Model

This lesson was designed to parallel The Tampa Museum's survey: "Keith Haring: Art & Commerce," on view March 18 through June 11, 2006.

Local children were presented with a slide presentation of Haring's work, with a particular emphasis on Haring's large scale steel sculptures and accompanying sculptural macquettes. Students then participated in a workshop where they too could design and construct their own scaled down models of imaginary, mythic sculptures.

A Mural Gift

A Mural Gift

5th grade students participated in a mural making activity based on the art of Keith Haring. The mural was presented to Rosemont Elementary School as a "thank you" gift for everyone at the school who as helped the 5th grade students.

Haring Mobiles

This lesson was sent to us by a school in New Jersey whose students designed and constructed their own Haring-inspired hanging mobiles. A great extension to lessons involving the figure and movement.

Water Tank Mural

Water Tank Mural

This middle school in Australia used Keith Haring's dancing figures as inspiration for a mural on a water tank using characters that represent their school subjects.

HaringKids Guide

An interactive worksheet program that will help students explore HaringKids on their own.

A Haring Event

A Haring Event

This school in New Jersey hosted a "Dine with Your Child" afternoon, complete with Haring-inspired hallway decorations and home-made tee-shirts.