by Mary Erickson, Ph.D.
with Arizona art teachers Nancy Feiring and Roxie May-Thayer
Public Art provides activities that teachers or parents of elementary children and secondary students can use
- to prepare children to explore public art at the Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA),
- to focus their attention during a visit and
- to plan an artwork for a specific place after their visit.
- Lesson One: Art for Specific Places
- Lesson Two: Tempe Center for the Arts Visit
- Lesson Three: Modular Madness for Elementary Students
- Lesson Three: Space Invaders for Secondary Students
- Public Art in Tempe PowerPoint
- Public Art at the Tempe Center for the Arts PowerPoint
- Exploring Public Art at the Tempe Center for the Arts (pdf)
- Public Art Label (pdf)
- Sample Modular Madness PowerPoint
- Sample Space Invaders Sculpture PowerPoint
- Exploring with Questor worksheet
- Questor’s Questions about Public Art
- Computer and Digital Projector or SmartBoard
- Public Art Self Tour
- Exploring with Questor
- Questor’s Questions
- Mary Erickson Ventures
Nancy Feiring is the primary author of Modular Madness.
Roxie May-Thayer is the primary author of Space Invaders.
Photos courtesy of the city of Tempe, Architekton and Mary Erickson.