New York City, NY
Now in its 48th year, Learning Through Art (LTA), the pioneering arts education program of the Guggenheim Museum, presents A Year with Children 2018, an exhibition organized by the Sackler Center for Arts Education at the Guggenheim Museum. The annual presentation showcases select artworks by students in grades two through six from 12 public schools who participated in LTA during the 2017–2018 school year, representing each of New York City’s five boroughs. More than 100 creative and imaginative works, including collages, drawings, found objects, installations, paintings, poems, and prints will be on display during the seven-week exhibition.
Learning Through Art considers the classroom a learning lab where the power of arts integration and creative thinking can encourage the production of inspiring and technically impressive works of student art. Teaching artists used multimodal approaches, incorporating text, music, games, and collaboration, to teach process and technique. By understanding the foundations of art, students were able to explore a wide variety of artistic media both traditional and experimental.
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website