Tuesday, November 10, 2015

6th grade's Modern Art Museum

6th Graders visited the Museo de Arte Moderno to see the bi-annual art exhibit 28 Bienal Nacional de Artes Visuales. While they were at the museum they were assigned to choose a piece of art; painting, video, sculpture, mixed media, etc.; and sketch it with pencil. In class, they brought their sketches to life. Some students re-created the piece using their own materials; some used the piece as inspiration to make something completely different. We then created our own modern art museum in the auditorium. Parents and other students were invited to see the art and meet and greet with the artists. It was a fun, enjoyable project, and interesting to see so many different takes on different inspiration pieces. The pieces are shown with a printout of the original artwork below it. To see more images of the Bienal Nacional, click here.

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