Find ideas & inspiration. Art lessons to help remove biases, stereotypes, and false narratives.

Before you begin to create lesson plans, it is important that you take the time to listen, learn, and reflect first.
"It's new to you, but it's not new. When you move too fast and you're moving with these still unexamined unconscious racist thoughts and beliefs, you're actually going to do more harm because you don't yet know what you don't know."

Mirroring for Self or Others: De-Constructing Frida Kahlo in the Visual Arts Preservice Classroom
by Lori Santos, Ph.D.

"In the News: A High School Unit In Expressive Composition and Contemporary Art" by Alisha Mernick

NAEA presentation Identity as Agency: by Alisha Mernick

Statues and Monuments by Cara Enfys

Contour Drawing & Advocacy by Ida Sobotik

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