Age/Grade | Middle School

Drawing with Wire

Drawing with Wire

Students at PS183 in New York, learn how to draw with wire, as part of the bodies in motion workshop

Keith Haring and Graffiti

Keith Haring and Graffiti

Students from this Montessori school in Canada studied Keith Haring and then worked collaboratively to make several murals, custom t-shirts, and sculptures, all exploring the theme of "Peace, love and the environment."

Clay Portrait Project

Clay Portrait Project

Using traditional portraiture methods of proportion, students explore and combine their knowledge with Haring-style, expressive, and colorful aesthetics to produce vibrant clay masks.

To download facial proportions sheet go to Visual Aids, use link on the right.

Studying Mural: “Crack is Wack”

Studying Mural: "Crack is Wack"

Haring's 2-sided mural on a handball court at 128th Street & 2nd Avenue in NYC overlooks the FDR drive. A public site that has brought much acknowledgement since it was painted in 1986. This lesson, organized collaboratively with The Children's Storefront gives local students the opportunity to examine and reflect on one of Haring's most influential landmarks.

Bus Stop Mosaic

Bus Stop Mosaic

This 8th grade class from Germany was invited to creat a doublesided mosaic for a local community bus stop.

The Keith Haring Car

The Keith Haring Car

During this lesson the children learned about Keith Haring and what kind of artwork he created. Then they had fun expressing painting an entire car in Haring-inspired imagery!

Haring Mosaic

Haring Mosaic

These 8th graders from a town in Germany were invited to create a public mosaic for their local town hall in Bullay. Inspired by Keith Haring, the students chose bold, colorful figures to depict their message.

Haring Inspired Wall Murals

Haring Inspired Wall Murals

Parent and student volunteers went to Greenfield Elementary School on the Martin Luther King Jr holiday to work together and paint Haring-inspired murals on the walls of the fourteen stairwell landings.

A Haring Holiday

A Haring Holiday

Create Haring-inspired holiday ornaments with children using this fun and easy project sent in to us by a high school in Kansas.

Haring Animations

Haring Animations

Year 5 & 6 students from this school in the UK created their own computer animations.

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