Arts Update: Migration Series Inspires Fifth Grade

Vaniecia Skinner, fifth grade humanities teacher
October 7, 2022

Fifth grade students were “commissioned” this week by the Phillips Collection to create the sixty-first panel to add to Jacob Lawrence’s The Migration Series. Students created a piece of artwork that built on the artist’s visual narrative while adding a modern-day twist. Students’ paintings included the stylistic elements found in Lawrence’s work and incorporated the themes of the Great Migration. Students wrote artistic statements to explain their paintings.

 

Isabel Moore '16 works with a student during her practicum in fourth grade

BDS

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Isabel Moore ’16 has not been a stranger to Belmont Day. Since graduation, Izzy has returned regularly to campus as a caring and energetic counselor in our summer programs, guiding our youngest campers to make new friends and develop a…

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By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

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