- Come To Know Keith Haring
- Organ Systems Mural
- City as Canvas: Artist Spotlight
- Printing with Objects
- Mural Making in the Style Of Keith Haring
- Subway Graffiti Project
- T-shirt Designer
- Keith Haring Semiotics Poster
- Introducing Keith Haring
- Discovering Keith Haring
- Haring Inspired Mural
- All Bottled Up!
- Thinking about Drawings as Symbols
- Dance Party
- Creation and Expression
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keith Haring was interested in how signs are used in many different cultures, from Egyptian hieroglyphics to contemporary advertising on the city streets. He often signed his artwork with a "radiant baby" sign instead of his name. This lesson seeks to explore the signs around us, and to create our own.
Sign Language 2 picks up where Sign Language 1 leaves off, helping students to develop their symbol three-dimensionally.
Students explore signs and vocabulary linked to the work of Keith Haring.
During the 1980s, music, dance, fashion, and art experienced a boom of energy and innovation. It was also during the 80s that Haring came into prominence and produced most of his signature work. This series of lessons seeks to explore the cultural and creative phenomenons of the 1980s for the youth of today. The Music lesson gives students the opportunity to create music videos using their favorite songs, implementing the use of story boards and set design.
During the 1980s, music, dance, fashion, and art experienced a boom of energy and innovation. It was also during the 80s that Haring came into prominence and produced most of his signature work. This series of lessons seeks to explore the cultural and creative phenomenons of the 1980s for the youth of today. The Graffiti project seeks to create an open & constructive forum for students to communicate their thoughts and feelings by creating a "graffiti wall" within the classroom.
This insightful lesson combines ethics with art, allowing students to consider the social and political climate they live in, and to take positive action by creating posters that inspire awareness and change.
This interactive lesson helps inspire those students who seek to understand their world through music, dance, fashion and popular culture. A totally hip and fun project with extensive teacher notes to follow.
THIS LESSON USES THE NYC BLUEPRINT LEARNING STANDARDS.
Elementary students design their own mix and matched animals, using a lesson framework that emphasizes transformation, then they experiment with clay and shape their animals into 3D sculptures.
This lesson accompanies the following additional lessons:
"Clay for Fun"
"Creating a Cranimal"
"Paper Sculpture Habitats"
When a college student combines her studies in Art Education with a local high school, a large-scale sculptural work becomes the centerpiece.
A psychologically investigative examination and corresponding lesson dissect the purpose and meaning of self-portraiture.
Merging ancient and contemporary art, this lesson examines the significance of mask-making in the past and present. A great starting point to larger projects, or a fast exploration for the less patient.
Exploring gesture and movement using clay, this lesson was produced by a college student majoring in Art Education.