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Create Inspirational Art to Share in Your Community

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

Find the best route

How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Send a message to your community through art! Whether it be painted rocks, posters, sidewalk chalk drawings, mosaics or coloring - you can create a message to share with your community. Public art reflects a community and its surroundings working to cultivate a cultural identity by setting a community apart and attracting people to its uniqueness. Artwork helps express a community's values and creates an elevated sense of awareness for community members and visitors. Art represents life in many ways.

What's Needed To Complete

Any items found around house that you can use to get creative with, such as paper, crayons, markers, pens, rocks, paint, poster board, a piece of wood, yarn, etc. If using paint, you should also have brushes, a cup of water, and paper plate. Just make sure items are approved by a parent or caregiver.

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

Public art reflects a community and its surroundings working to cultivate a cultural identity by setting a community apart and attracting people to its uniqueness. Artwork helps express a community's values and creates an elevated sense of awareness for community members and visitors. 

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

Get creative! What message do you want to share with your community? Draw or paint your message on paper, cardboard, poster board, or even a rock! You can also use sidewalk chalk and put your message anywhere!  Share your message! Find a good place in your community that people will see your message and art, and feel encouraged or inspired. Take a picture and post to social media and feel free to tag @ARCKBoston and @ProjectGivingKids. Repeat, as many times as you want!

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