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Discover, download and explore information about how to engage students and children with interdisciplinary activities related to installation art and Mattress Factory featured artists.

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TOOLKIT: COMMUNITY MAP

Jessica Frelinghuysen

TOOLKIT: CLOUD SKETCHES

Design 99, Gina Reichert, Mitch Cope
Subjects
SCIENCE
Theme
NATURE

TOOLKIT: CREATE YOUR OWN GARDEN

Rolf Julius, Winifred Lutz
Subjects
MUSIC, VISUAL ART
Theme
NATURE

TOOLKIT: ART FOR A GARDEN

Rolf Julius, Winifred Lutz

TOOLKIT: VIEWFINDER

Winifred Lutz, Sarah Oppenheimer, James Turrell
Subjects
VISUAL ART

TOOLKIT: THINKING ABOUT PLACE

Winifred Lutz, Jene Highstein, Sarah Oppenheimer
Subjects
VISUAL ART

TOOLKIT: CALMING SPACE

Design 99, Gina Reichert, Mitch Cope
Subjects
VISUAL ART
Theme
SPACE

TOOLKIT: TELLING STORIES

Bill Woodrow, Greer Lankton
Theme
STORIES

TOOLKIT: PLACE BASED STORY

Bill Woodrow, Greer Lankton
Theme
STORIES

TOOLKIT: CHARACTER STORY

Bill Woodrow, Greer Lankton
Theme
STORIES

TOOLKIT: MINI-BOOK

Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell
Theme
SHAPES

TOOLKIT: SOUND INSTALLATION

Rolf Julius, Danny Bracken

TOOLKIT: SHAPE MURAL

Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell
Theme
SHAPES

TOOLKIT: ARROWS

John Peña
Subjects
VISUAL ART
Theme
SPACE

TOOLKIT: ALTERATIONS

John Peña
Subjects
VISUAL ART
Theme
SPACE

TOOLKIT: FANTASY STORIES

Benjamin Sota, Ryder Henry
Theme
STORIES

TOOLKIT: SPACE MEMORY

Kathleen Montgomery
Subjects
VISUAL ART

TOOLKIT: ALTERNATIVE DRAWING

William Anastasi
Subjects
VISUAL ART

TOOLKIT: SHAPE EXPLORATION

Kathleen Montgomery
Subjects
VISUAL ART
Theme
SHAPES

TOOLKIT: UNDERSTANDING RAINBOWS

Danny Bracken, James Turrell
Subjects
SCIENCE
Theme
LIGHT

TOOLKIT: ARRANGING SPACE

Kathleen Montgomery, Yayoi Kusama
Subjects
VISUAL ART
Theme
SPACE

TOOLKIT: MAKING SENSE

Danny Bracken
Theme
SENSES

TOOLKIT: COMPARING OBJECTS

Kathleen Montgomery, Allan Wexler, Vanessa Sica + Chris Kasabach

TOOLKIT: SENSORY SURPRISES

Chicago Collaboration, Danny Bracken, Buzz Spector
Theme
SENSES

TOOLKIT: LIFE CYCLE

Winifred Lutz, Danny Bracken
Subjects
SCIENCE
Theme
NATURE

TOOLKIT: SCULPTING WITH LIGHT

Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell
Theme
LIGHT

TOOLKIT: DESIGN + FUNCTION

Vanessa Sica + Chris Kasabach, Allan Wexler
Subjects
VISUAL ART
Theme
DESIGN

TOOLKIT: COLLECTION MOBILE

Bill Woodrow, Ryder Henry

TOOLKIT: ME! JOURNALS + COLLAGES

Ryder Henry, Chiharu Shiota, Yayoi Kusama, John Peña

TOOLKIT: THE FUTURE

Jacob Douenias
Theme
TIME

TOOLKIT: COLLECTIVE FAMILY MEMORY

Julie Schenkelberg
Subjects
VISUAL ART
Theme
MEMORY

TOOLKIT: TIME CAPSULE

Winifred Lutz, Chiharu Shiota, Bill Woodrow, Julie Schenkelberg

TOOLKIT: LINE STUDY

Anne Lindberg
Subjects
VISUAL ART

TOOLKIT: GUIDE LINES

Chiharu Shiota, Anne Lindberg
Theme
LINE

TOOLKIT: STORY CARDS

Chiharu Shiota, Bill Woodrow
Theme
TIME

TOOLKIT: CHANGING SEASONS

Rolf Julius, Winifred Lutz
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