This school-wide art show is held at the end of the school year. I keep all of the students' artwork all year in folders by teachers' names. Then just before the show, the students choose their one favorite piece they want exhibited. I transform the art room into a museum.
VA3.PR.1 Plan and participate in appropriate exhibition(s) of works of art to develop
identity of self as artist.
a. Prepare works of art for exhibition with signature, title, and/or artist statement on finished
b. Choose works of art to be displayed based on thoughtful reflection.
Visual Arts Standard 1: Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes
[K-4] Students know the differences between materials, techniques, and processes
[K-4] Students use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories
Visual Arts Standard 2: Using knowledge of structures and functions
[K-4] Students know the differences among visual characteristics and purposes of art in order to convey ideas
Visual Arts Standard 3: Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas
[K-4] Students select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning
Visual Arts Standard 4: Understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures
[K-4] Students demonstrate how history, culture, and the visual arts can influence each other in making and studying works of art