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

Food and the Art that Holds it (3/13 p.m. & 3/20 a.m.)

 

Class Topic:

Food and the Art That Holds It

Goals:

(Overview & big concepts)

See artworks from throughout the ages made for storing, serving, and eating food. Then make a food vessel of your own!

MFA Connections:

silver soup tureen in Koch, Egyptian collection, ceramics in Asian Collection hallway

Art-making activity:

design a clay vessel that could hold your favorite food

Pre-tour group activity:

draw your favorite food

Follow-up activity:

design a placemat to go with your vessel (send home railroad board)

 

Classroom

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

Created By

Alexandra Ford

Subject

The Arts

Grade Level

K-2

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