Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Sun Prints on a Not-So-Sunny Day

November 22nd, 2011 Comments off

A rainy Los Angeles day did not stop teachers from creating sun prints and taking pictures with pinhole cameras outside. Our November Art & Language Arts workshop focused on ways to connect our vast and diverse photography collection to the elementary classroom. Teachers were particularly moved by powerful works of art by Carrie Mae Weems in the Narrative Interventions in Photography exhibition.

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!

Photography Strategies for the K-5 Classroom

November 8th, 2010 3 comments

Current participants of the Art & Language Arts Summer Seminar return to the Getty Center to learn about photography from many different angles (pun intended)!