Materials | Paint

Window Mural

A teacher's account of her "Nutcracker Mural" done in the style of Keith Haring's characters in a local storefront window.

Keith Haring Olympics

Keith Haring Olympics

Students from Florida create a public mural of figures participating in an Olympic sports, in the style of Keith Haring.

Red and Blue

This collaborative project, inspired by a set of prints Haring made titled, RED AND BLUE, asks children to interpret classmates' abstract shapes and write or tell a story about them.

Posters

Using examples of Keith's own progressive posters as a springboard, students are encouraged to create their own messages in the form of a public poster.

Art & The Berlin Wall

This lesson, developed by a graduate student at the University of New Mexico, explores the relationship between Cold War politics, the people who were affected by it, and the artists who examined it. Using the Berlin Wall as a focal point, students have the opportunity to create their own "walls".

Keith Haring Painting Project

Keith Haring Painting Project

Long Island high school students explore a painting project inspired by Scholastic Magazine's November 2007 feature on Keith Haring's work.

Decoding Haring’s Symbols

A lesson in yarn painting sent in by a teacher from New Jersey. Support tools such as the video, "Drawing the Line: a Portrait of Keith Haring" were used and discussed.

Hip Hop Dance Cut-Outs

Emphasizing collaboration, this teacher brought in music that Keith Haring worked to when he was making art and helped her students create a mural using it as inspiration.

Pendants

A lesson that allows students to design a symbol and challenges them to transform their designs into sculpture & wearable art.

Marbling a la Haring

Using the process of paper marbling, this teacher has found a way to help students deconstruct and compose their own abstract compositions.

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