Enrichment Program-Art Explorers
Art Explorers is an interactive educational art program created by Karen Binkow in 1997 as a means to foster art education for K – 5th grade students at Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter. Mrs. Binkow, Mrs. Robyn Williams and Ms. Maryanne Vanegas currently teach the program which encompasses art history as well as art techniques taught through age appropriate lessons.
Each weekly Art Explorers lesson includes a hands-on, creative project in a variety of styles utilizing various mediums. A wide array of genres and their artists are covered from ancient times to present day including Impressionism, Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Sculpture, Photography, Animation, etc. During their six years at Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter, students will be exposed to over 150 different artists and artistic styles!