Public art can be static, moving, part of the
infrastructure or a projection of light and sound
It can last for a minute, a day, a year or a
lifetime.
- Pavel Büchler


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Kentucky Museum Without Walls Project Lesson Plans

These lesson plans are being tested by experienced teachers in classrooms throughout Kentucky. The sample lesson plans are listed below.

Lesson Plan 1: Interdisciplinary Application of Public Art (Grades 6-12)

This interdisciplinary public art lesson plan is meant to be adapted for all content areas and all grade levels.  It is currently written for middle to high school students.  The lesson plan incorporates team building, student use of technology, communication through writing and public speaking, and critical and abstract thinking.  Teachers utilizing this plan are encouraged to add content or course-specific requirements as they see fit.  All portions of this lesson plan can be modified. To access the lesson plan itself, click on the link above or below; please also see the associated documents below.

Lesson Plan 1: Interdisciplinary Application of Public Art (Grades 6-12)

Public Art Example with Artist's Statement for Lesson Plan 1

Public Art Presentation Guidelines for Lesson Plan 1

Public Art Student Permission Form for Lesson Plan 1

Oral Presentation Rubric for Lesson Plan 1

Lesson Plan 2:  Interdisciplinary Interaction with Historic Homes and Sites (Grades 6-12)

This interdisciplinary public art lesson plan is meant to be adapted for all content areas and all grade levels.  It is currently written for middle to high school students.  The lesson plan incorporates team building, student use of technology, communication through writing and public speaking, and critical and abstract thinking.  Teachers utilizing this plan are encouraged to add content or course specific aspects as they see fit.  All portions of this lesson plan can be modified.

Lesson Plan 2: Interdisciplinary Interaction with Historic Homes and Sites (Grades 6-12)

Historic Homes/Sites Handout for Lesson Plan 2

Historic Homes/Sites Advertisement Project Checklist for Lesson Plan 2

Historic Homes/Sites Student Permission Form for Lesson Plan 2

Oral Presentation Rubric for Lesson Plan 2 

 

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Header Collage Image Credits:

© “Nexus” 2006 by Tony Higdon & Erika Strecker (Transportation Cabinet Office Building, Frankfort, KY)

"Transit of Venus", 2004 by Robert Huff (Giddings Hall, Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY)

"Bottlestop" 2009 by Aaron Scales (Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY)

“Getting Back Up”, 2006 by Luke Achterberg (Lexington Diagnostic Center, Lexington, KY)

“A Portrait of Daniel Boone”, ca. 1930 A. D. Fisher (College Park, College Street, Winchester, KY)

Gwen Reardon, 2001, The Thoroughbred Park Sculpture Collection, (Thoroughbred Park, Lexington, KY)