We want you to Talk Back to us!
Each year thousands of students come through Artpace on tours led by our amazing team of Associate Educators. For each experience they look, they learn, they create, and finally they reflect. Reflections for our tours come in the form of Talk Backs, which are a great way for us to check on how we did and what they learned. Each Talk Back is tailored for the different age groups, but one question is always the same: “Stop! Please share one thing you learned at Artpace today.” Students are encouraged to respond in a way that works best for them, whether it’s a drawing or a sentence. Here are a few of our recent Talk Backs that we thought you’d enjoy as much as we did.
A kindergartener’s rendition of 11.3 IAIR artist Jeff Williams’s There is Not Anything Which Returns to Nothing. Jeff’s fossil has inspired countless drawings, each individual and unique.
This third grader was clearly inspired by 11.3 IAIR artist Graham Fagen’s Under Heavy Manners.
This student recaptured her experience of watching Night Canoeing by 11.3 Hudson (Show)Room artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller. It includes Associate Educator Ernesto Olivo, some classmates, as well as the speakers, lily pads, and a flashlight.
“I learned that contemporary art is more than paint on a canvas. It’s how you feel, with modern supplies and a brand-new feeling.” Well said!
“I thought art was painting and drawing.” “Now I know it can be anything.” We couldn’t agree more.