10 Sep Gibbes Museum of Art
Art-based experiences integrated with SC standards for any subject or any grade
Choose from our list of sample projects:
Setting the Scene; The Time Machine; Steam Art; Writing Workshops, Art-based Workshops
Setting the Scene:
Students pose in costume individually & in groups, recreating scenes from different time periods: Revolution, Antebellum SC Civil War, Harlem Renaissance…
The Time Machine:
Using costumes & props, students interact with each other to create music & videos reflecting another time
Civil Rights in Charleston: The Charleston Sit-in, 1963. The Cigar Factory Strike, 1949.
The Mayflower Compact, 1620
Students explore science & math through art
Students create equation based mobiles inspired by Alexander Calder
Students act out a food chain & write a narrative in response to a surrealistic image.
Integrate history, literature, science and math
Hands on History:
2-D & 3-D Art -based In-school Workshops
Grades 2-3: Cultural Contributions & Thanksgiving: Students learn about the first Thanksgiving, & explore Native American, African American & Hispanic American culture, plus create 3-D face masks
Grades 3-5: Exploring “isms”: Students learn about the major isms, & create their own art inspired by Matisse, Monet, Mondrian, Modigliani, Picasso, & Dali. Includes music.
Grades 4-12: Jars & Jugs: Students learn about Dave the Potter& his jars, & create their own face jugs
In Our Eyes:
Grades 8-12: A 2 hour+ Museum experience focused on beloved African American personalities in the Gibbes Collection. Includes art-making and/or writing workshop.