Duration | 2 - 3 Classes

Big Hat People

Influenced by Keith Haring's book, BIG, this lesson explores clothing and the adjectives we use to describe and differentiate them.

Clay Alphabet Sculpture Scenes

Clay Alphabet Sculpture Scenes

A fun and informative introduction to the art of Keith Haring and an opportunity for students to sculpt their own clay letters!

Haring In Motion Magnets

Students paint a Haring portrait in motion and then transfer the image onto a shrink film magnet.

The Tarpaulin Project

The Tarpaulin Project

A lesson that practically guarantees great results AND a low budget! The Tarpaulin Project was developed by the Education Staff at the Art Gallery of Ontario in an effort to help students become more familiar with Keith Haring's work and working methods while cultivating students' ability to express emotions on a visual level.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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