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Dancing at the Museum

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This lesson was done for Women’s History Month. It is based on the image “Dancing at the Museum” by Faith Ringgold.

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I shared information about Faith Ringgold with my students and gave them small printouts of famous art. They glued those on and created an art museum around them.

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Once that was finished, they drew an image of themselves and if they had time a few other people. They cut those out and added them to their background.

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Alma Thomas Collage

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“Through color, I have sought to concentrate on beauty and happiness, rather than on man’s inhumanity to man.”

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Last year, I did Alma Thomas paintings with my Kindergarten students. They used my home made sponge brushes.

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This year, I have TONS of scrap paper. I put the scraps in several shallow bins on each table.

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I figure my second graders would enjoy some collage so we looked at the work of Alma Thomas and they came up with these. I told them they could copy the artist or do their own thing.

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We barely make a dent in the scrap paper.

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