Public Art



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by Mary Erickson, Ph.D.
with Arizona art teachers Nancy Feiring and Roxie May-Thayer

Public Art provides activities that teachers or parents of elementary children and secondary students can use

  • to prepare children to explore public art at the Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA),
  • to focus their attention during a visit and
  • to plan an artwork for a specific place after their visit.

Teacher/Parent Introduction (pdf)



Web resources

Nancy Feiring is the primary author of Modular Madness.
Roxie May-Thayer is the primary author of Space Invaders.
Photos courtesy of the city of Tempe, Architekton and Mary Erickson.