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k-5 lesson plans

K-5 Lesson Plan

On the A.R.T.S. tour, students will learn about the work of Holly Manneck and how she collects images from popular culture such as iconic food labels, common place leisure activities and movie characters, to create her paintings. This lesson extends that learning and explores consumerism and popular culture in the United States and how they are portrayed in visual art. Students will create a collage from everyday packaging of consumer goods to explore their own visual culture.

6-8 lesson plans

6-8 Lesson Plan

On the A.R.T.S. tour, students will learn about the work of Holly Manneck and how she collects images from popular culture such as iconic food labels, common place leisure activities and movie characters, to create her paintings. This lesson extends that learning by exploring consumerism, icons of visual culture in the United States and analyzes how they are portrayed in visual art. Students will look at the development of consumerism and its prevalence in the commercial buildings and advertisements that are now part of our visual culture. They will find images of buildings and learn to use a two point perspective drawing method to create artwork that reflects their contemporary culture.

9-12 lesson plans

9-12 Lesson Plan

On the A.R.T.S. tour, students will learn about the work of Holly Manneck and how she collects images from popular culture such as iconic foods, common place leisure activities and movie characters to create her paintings. This lesson extends that learning and explores how popular culture compares and contrasts with an individuals sense of cultural heritage and identity. Students will learn the basics of a photo editing software to create a collage that is representative of how they personally see culture and identity.

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