Welcome to Art Bursts! A simple way to incorporate art history into the classroom.
This lesson is an Art Burst - Museum edition. Students will observe, discuss, and create. An Art Burst - Museum lesson focuses on a famous work of art and provides
discussion questions to help students become critical thinkers and to gain confidence in expression of ideas.
Instructions are provided for a simple art project to reinforce ideas/art concepts from the discussion.
This lesson includes a power point presentation with the following:
-An overview of the highlighted artist
-An art word of the day
-A digital image of the paintings
-Thought provoking discussion questions
-Guidelines for a simple art project
-Visuals of finished projects
Art materials needed:
oil pastels (crayons can be substituted)
colored construction paper for background
The activity can be completed in 50 minutes.
Art Bursts adhere to the National Visual Arts Standards set forth by the NAEA.
Art Bursts - Museum lessons can also be supported as an International Baccalaureate lesson.Through discussion of the artwork, students are encouraged to think critically and challenge assumptions.