Age/Grade: Middle School

5th-8th Grade,
11-14 Years

Flip Books

This lesson, similar to our Morphs lesson, is designed for children to examine the visual quality of movement in Haring's work, emphasizing sequence and time.

Keith Haring Painting Project

Keith Haring Painting Project

Long Island high school students explore a painting project inspired by Scholastic Magazine's November 2007 feature on Keith Haring's work.

Haring All Over

A lesson that focuses on pattern and design through line and color. The teacher, a fellow Haring fan, used many of the images on our site to inspire her students. The finished products were photographed and made into a book.

Graffiti Project

Graffiti Project

A combined dance/visual art week long project, accompanied with live music and ending with a sharing, for students on the autistic spectrum.

Decoding Haring’s Symbols

A lesson in yarn painting sent in by a teacher from New Jersey. Support tools such as the video, "Drawing the Line: a Portrait of Keith Haring" were used and discussed.

Pendants

A lesson that allows students to design a symbol and challenges them to transform their designs into sculpture & wearable art.

Marbling a la Haring

Using the process of paper marbling, this teacher has found a way to help students deconstruct and compose their own abstract compositions.