Lessons by Title

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.

Overcoming Oppression

This lesson allows students to explore ways that artists have expressed feelings of oppression, and provides students with a voice to express themes of empowerment as a response.

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.

Challenging Gender Roles

High school students examine Post War American gender roles and then create their own collages from magazine and newspaper clippings.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

After being introduced to selected pieces of Keith Haring's work, students brainstormed for words and concepts that they wished to illustrate in a Haring-esque style. Attention was given to color, composition, and how well the word was illustrated by the student-artists' depiction of it.

Haring Art Truck

Haring Art Truck

Students from this high school in Ohio painted a pickup truck inspired by Keith Haring's style.