Subject: Drawing

Symbols to Sculptures

Designed by the Museum Educators at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Canada, this lesson encourages students to consider shapes as a construct for symbol making. The project proposes a transformation from 2-dimensional drawings to synthesized, 3-dimensional forms.

Symbols & Signs

An activity provided by the Art Gallery of Ontario, this lesson seeks to help children identify and express their emotions through lines and symbols, just as Keith Haring did.

Line & Expression – 2D

An activity provided by the Art Gallery of Ontario designed to teach children about Keith Haring's art, specifically his art-making methods and his use of line and shape to create a symbolic language.

Line & Expression – 3D

An activity provided by the Art Gallery of Ontario designed to help students understand meanings and representations of symbols and to synthesize 2-dimensional imagery into 3-dimensional forms

Haring Inspired Drawing & Sculpture

Haring Inspired Drawing & Sculpture

Boys from Children's Village learn about Keith Haring's work, and make their own drawings and sculptures inspired by his style and sensibility.

Children Respond to Haring’s Work

Using the Keith Haring exhibition as a starting point in their Education and Outreach programming, City Gallery helped children be inspired by and respond to Haring's work.

The Story of Red and Blue – Art

The Story of Red and Blue - Art

This spontaneous explorative project allows students of all ages to open up and make free associations with positive results.

Subway Drawings & Semiotics

Subway Drawings & Semiotics

Using Haring's Subway Drawings as a starting point, this project emphasizes the use of personal icons and symbols through traditional drawing as well as computer-generated graphics.