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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 the artists in the exhibition Thirty-Three: Celebrating 33 Years of the Independent Spirit & Sundance Film Festival. Then, students will focus on the work of Souther Salazar and explore his imaginative narrative paintings. They will discuss the meaning of creativity and the history of artists as inventors. Students will imagine their own useful machine that would benefit the community.

6-8 lesson plans

6-8 Lesson Plan

On the A.R.T.S. tour, students will learn about the work of the artists in the exhibition Thirty-Three: Celebrating 33 Years of the Independent Spirit & Sundance Film Festival. Students will explore the early artistic influences on these artists artistic evolution, their roots in street art, popular culture and current political events. They will observe their shared interest in using text in their art work. From this, students will explore typography to visualize the design of a key word from recent political campaigns.

9-12 lesson plans

9-12 Lesson Plan

On the A.R.T.S. tour, students will learn about the work of the artists in the exhibition Thirty-Three: Celebrating 33 Years of the Independent Spirit & Sundance Film Festival. Students will explore the early artistic influences of these artists’ creative evolution, their roots in street art, popular culture and current political events. They will observe the artists’ shared interest in mural projects. From this, students will write a proposal for a site specific mural for their own community. Students will find a space for this mural, research community culture and its environment and then create sketches of their ideas. They will also consider the logistics and budget necessary to create a public art piece.

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