Posts Tagged ‘drawing’

Monsters & Grotesques, Sculptures & Portraits: An Inspiring Culminating Event

April 17th, 2011 Comments off

The Art & Language Arts teachers who participated in their Culminating Event yesterday demonstrated that 5th grade students can analyze an 18th-century portrait with astute insights, 1st graders can create adorable clay animal sculptures with detailed textures, and 2nd graders can identify grotesques in works of art. Congratulations to the teachers who completed an intensive year of professional development. We commend you for your dedication to your teaching practice!

Day 3 of the Seminar: Amazing Drawings, Decorative Beasts, and Dream Beds

July 28th, 2010 3 comments

We started the morning with delicious scones and a drawing by Michelangelo, continued the day with lively discussions about lesson planning and writing activities in the galleries, and rounded out the afternoon with hands-on activities inspired by drawings and decorative arts!

11th Year of the Art & Language Arts Program Is Off to a Wonderful Start

July 26th, 2010 16 comments

A big welcome to the 11th class of elementary teachers participating in the Art & Language Arts program! Our first day of the seminar was lively, engaging, and fun. Both teachers and Getty staff had a blast discussing works of arts and playing with sketching and painting activities together. Can’t wait for tomorrow!