Age/Grade | Elementary 3

Sign Language 2 (Found Object Sculpture)

Sign Language 2 picks up where Sign Language 1 leaves off, helping students to develop their symbol three-dimensionally.

Sign Language 1

Students explore signs and vocabulary linked to the work of Keith Haring.

On the Move

To explore students' perceptions of movement and how it can be expressed in images.
Make a visual diary of how you move throughout the day.

Mural to Music 2

Ask your students to make a collaborative mural drawing to music, using their invented sign language, music, using their invented sign language, music logos, imagination, and their responses to the music.

Mural to Music 1

Ask your students to make a collaborative mural drawing to music, using their invented sign language, their imagination, and their responses to the music.

Hip Hop, Skip, and Jump

This program was designed to be a take-home activity for children in conjunction with the exhibition of Keith Haring's work at the Whitney Museum in New York City.

Tools for Discussing Haring’s Work

By maintaining a framework to lead a discussion, this outline will help make looking at, talking about, and responding to art less intimidating.

The Story of Red and Blue – Writing

The Story of Red and Blue - Writing

This lesson helps students explore the creative possibilities of using language to interpret art.

The 1980s Series – Music

The 1980s Series – Graffiti

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.

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