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Ready to Build Creative Communities?

Create Inspirational Art to Share in Your Community

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

Anywhere!

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

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. 

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.


ITEMS NEEDED

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


NEXT STEPS

  1. Gather Supplies
  2. Get Creative
  3. Share with your Community
  4. Repeat!

See VIEW INSTRUCTIONS below for details!


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Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
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  1. 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! 
  2. Share your message! Find a good place in your community that people will see your message and art, and feel encouraged or inspired.
  3. Take a picture and post to social media and feel free to tag @ARCKBoston and @ProjectGivingKids.
  4. Repeat, as many times as you want!
  5. Be sure to let us know that you found this activity through PGK
  6. Kindly fill out this PGK impact form when you’ve completed the activity
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