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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Is This Art? (1/23 a.m. & 1/30 p.m.)

Class Topic:

Is This Art?

Goals:

(Overview & big concepts)

Explore art objects in the Contemporary Wing, learn about “Conceptual Art” and about sharing simple ideas in a visual way.

MFA Connections:

Sol LeWitt, Josiah McElheny, Robert Barry

Art-making activity:

Play art charades. Work in a small group to act out an assigned idea or message. Record this as performance artwork in a short video clip.

Pre-tour group activity:

group "brain storm" on butcher paper: What is art?

Follow-up activity:

This week, write someone a note without using any words.

 

Classroom

M.F.A.-BOSTON HOMESCHOOL, 6-8 Y.O.

Created By

Alexandra Ford

Subject

The Arts

Grade Level

K-2