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Celebration of Light

Students will apply their understanding of shapes, light, and shadow to their viewing and creation of polyhedral sculptures. They will visit the Paine Art Center and Garden’s Nature of Light exhibition (fall 2022) and learn about the HYBYCOZO artists who created...

Art and the Cosmic Connection

Students will learn that both artists and scientists are keen observers of the natural world and engage in creative problem solving. The elements of art – shape, line, color, value, texture – offer an amazing way to make sense of planetary geology and atmospheres....

Atom About YOU!

Students will create models of atoms using watercolor and collage techniques. Learn techniques such as oil pastel resist, wet on wet, and wet on dry techniques to create the base and background of the atom. Then participants will cut out and glue images that represent...

Large Marshland Bird Project

Students will learn about some of the habitats of Herons and Cranes that are native to Wisconsin marshlands. There will be a slight focus on whooping cranes. Students will simultaneously be creating a project that shows these habitat elements through tints, blending...

Art in Motion: Teaching Science with Automata

Students will explain how gears and cams transfer kinetic energy to make their sculptures move; students will create moving sculptures or automata. They will use principles of science (energy in motion and transfer) to create interactive sculptures that can move....