McKinley Families, Our 2020 Virtual McKinley Jog-A-Thon Fundraiser is coming up on Thursday 10/22/2020! We need your help in raising money for the school! We are raising money to help pay for the Art Program, Dance, Spanish, IB Fees, IB Training for Teachers, School Software Programs, School Supplies, and so much more. We raise funds … Continue reading The 2020 Virtual McKinley Jog-A-Thon Fundraiser is coming up and we need your help!
Hello artists and McKinley families!You are cordially invited to the Grand Opening of the McKinley Museum of Art Online! The McKinley Museum of Art displays the work from the 2019-2020 McKinley Art Program taught by Ms. Smith. Due to current events, we were unfortunately unable to host an in-person art show this year. Most of … Continue reading Welcome to the McKinley Museum of Art Online!
This week we have something special in store— an online “trip” to the San Diego Museum of Art! The San Diego Museum of Art is an important cultural institution in Balboa Park--just a short drive from McKinley! Opened in 1926, it was originally called the The Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego—nearly a hundred years … Continue reading McKinley Art at Home: Virtual Field Trip to the San Diego Museum of Art!
Hello everyone!I hope you're having a great week so far. This week in art we are learning about earthworks, land art, and the work Spiral Jetty by American artist Robert Smithson. Watch the video below to learn more, and complete the art challenge at the end if you'd like! I can't wait to see what … Continue reading McKinley Art at Home with Ms. Smith! Week Four: Land Art and Earthworks
Hello and welcome to the third week of McKinley Art at home! This week, we will learn about Dada artist, Marcel Duchamp and his readymades. Watch the short video below to learn more and don't forget to try this week's art challenge at the end of the video (and send me a photo: BarbaraLeeSmith87@gmail.com)! All … Continue reading McKinley Art at Home with Ms. Smith! Week 3: Marcel Duchamp and His Readymades!
Hello everyone! I hope your week is off to a good start! This week, I'd like to share with you one of my favorite books, by Finnish painter, illustrator and author, Tove Jansson. Some of you may be familiar with her famous characters, the Moomins, but she was also a very talented painter. Tove is … Continue reading McKinley Art at Home with Ms. Smith! – Week Two: Tove Jansson