Short Lessons & Projects

Resources focused on a single artwork for use in the classroom or at home. 

Mini Projects

Learn about great modern sculptures and try out a project that builds on the artists’ ideas and processes.  
Designed for learners of all ages. 

Moonbird by Joan MiroImagine a creature made of shapes inspired by Joan Miró’s Moonbird 

Eviva Amore by Mark di SuveroDesign a giant sculpture inspired by Mark di Suvero's Eviva Amore 

Typewriter Eraser by Claes OldenburgInvent for the future inspired by Claes Oldenburg’s Typewriter Eraser 

Constructed Head No. 2 by Naum GaboBuild a 3D portrait inspired by Naum Gabo’s Constructed Head No. 2 

Rush Hour by George SegalWrite a script about everyday people inspired by George Segal’s Rush Hour 

Diepholz II by Frank StellaMake an abstract artwork of your favorite sport inspired by Frank Stella’s Diepholz 

Artwork Focus 

Spend some quality time with a masterpiece. Artwork Focus lessons walk you through an experience with sculptures in the Nasher Collection using thoughtful questions and prompts. 

Designed for learners of all ages.

Seated Woman by Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning, Seated Woman

Spoon Woman by Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti, Spoon Woman

Venice Woman IV by Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti, Venice Woman IV

Tiari by Henri MatisseHenri Matisse, Tiari

Working Model for Three Piece No. 3: Vertebrae by Henry MooreHenry Moore, Working Model for Three Piece No. 3: Vertebrae

Clothespin by Claes OldenburgClaes Oldenburg, Clothespin

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
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