Age/Grade | Middle School

Dance Party

Dance Party

5th grade students create a poster based on Keith HaringĀ“s "Dance" series.

Vibrant Colors

Vibrant Colors

We learned about the artist Keith Haring and enjoyed exploring his artwork. The students enjoyed viewing and playing on Keith Haring Kids website.

RNA Protein Strand Sculpture

RNA Protein Strand Sculpture

Students utilize elements of design to compose a work of art
(Making a Box) Vocabulary: 3-D, Volume
(Building a 3-D structure from the 2nd Dimension)
Realizing the (RNA Protein Structure)

Empowering “Crack Is Wack” Mural

Empowering "Crack Is Wack" Mural

Art activities incorporated in the process of creating a Keith Haring inspired mural that went up the walls, on the windows and over the doors. This mural expanded upon the dangers of drugs and abuse.

Environmentally Friendly Fence

Environmentally Friendly Fence

We loved learning about Keith Haring.

Room 8 and 9 painted the fence outside our classrooms using Keith Haring images. We wrote environmentally friendly messages inside our shapes as part of our environmental project this year. Our yearly calendars were also based around Keith Haring.

Neighborhood Mini-Mural

Neighborhood Mini-Mural

I am a fan of Haring Kids website and enjoy sharing it with people I know and children that I share my love of art with. This week, I taught some of my neighborhood kids (ages 4-11) about Keith Haring and his art. Each child created their own Haring inspired art work to take home with them.

Big Draw Day

Big Draw Day

As part of The Big Draw, a day of artist-lead drawing projects at Ivydale School in South London, illustrator Garry Parsons lead the Year 5 group in transforming the school reception area into Keith's POP SHOP, complete with house music and Haringesque badges to give away.

WE LOVE KEITH HARING!

Street Art and Hopscotch

Street Art and Hopscotch

The project was split into several lessons. At the beginning the pupils got some information about Keith Haring We created some colorful Keith Haring paintings on the break court in front of our school. There are now two big paintings, where the children can do hop-games. The other paintings show typical school subjects like art.

Painting on Aluminum Foil

Painting on Aluminum Foil

A fun project where kids paint Haring figures on aluminum foil.

Graffiti Art

Graffiti Art

Students learn about Keith Haring and graffiti art then they make their own work on a vinyl tarp inspired by his style.

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