EN CASA: ESTIMULA UNA CONVERSACIÓN
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EN CASA: ESTIMULA UNA CONVERSACIÓN

Inspirado en ¿Being Home? (¿En casa?) Rupprecht Matthies, 2009.

Rupprecht Matthies busca inspiración en la comunidad. Para su obra, pidió a refugiados de diferentes partes del mundo que compartieran sus historias y experiencias de reasentamiento en Denver.

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Collecting Community Memories through Interviews 
Lesson Spark

Collecting Community Memories through Interviews 

Bently Spang is a Northern Cheyenne sculptor and installation and performance artist.

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Keith Haring, Altarpiece
Art Exploration

At Home: Provoking the Imagination in Clay 

Inspired by Keith Haring’s Altarpiece

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Jordan Casteel, Miles and Jojo, 2015.
Art Exploration

At Home: Hand in Hand 

Inspired by artist Jordan Casteel. 

“Hands are very important for me,” says Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel. “A single hand can hold so much emotion.”

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At Home: Creating Rhythmic Music for the Eyes 
Art Exploration

At Home: Creating Rhythmic Music for the Eyes 

Inspired by Phantom Tattoo, Gene Davis, 1965.

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At Home: Spark a Conversation 
Art Exploration

At Home: Spark a Conversation 

  

Inspired by ¿Being Home? Rupprecht Matthies, 2009.

Rupprecht Matthies looks to the community for inspiration. In his work, he asked refugees from around the world to share their stories and experiences resettling in Denver.

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black and white drawing by Shantell Martin
Lesson Spark

At Home: Make your own mark with Shantell Martin 

Shantell Martin is a multimedia installation artist. Her exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, Shantell Martin: Words and Lines features Martin’s signature black and white drawings that explore intersectionality, identity, and play.

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Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington
Field Trip

Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington

Take your students on a journey to explore how two American artists helped shape a national identity that valued self-reliance, independence, and perseverance.

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Oversized rawhide box with painted geometric shapes in bright colors, on repurposed tipi poles
Lesson Plan

Identity at Large

Elementary (grades K-5)
Two 45 minute lessons

Students will examine Jeffrey Gibson’s parfleche (pronounced “par-flesh”)-inspired artwork Freedom, and explore how it might express his identity.

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Oversized rawhide box with painted geometric shapes in bright colors, on repurposed tipi poles
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What do you carry?

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One to Three 30—60 minute lessons

This lesson connects to Jeffrey Gibson's Freedom with the idea that we make choices about what we carry and why.

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Oversized rawhide box with painted geometric shapes in bright colors, on repurposed tipi poles
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Layer on Layer

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One to Four 30 minute lessons

Young learners will explore the layers of geometric shapes in Jeffrey Gibson's Freedom, and explore a variety of types of materials to make a multi-layered art work of their own.

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