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Museum in a box projects


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Cavallaro students in classes 611 & 613 present their "mini- museum" creations for you to preview and enjoy!

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Museum in a box projects

  1. 1. Museum in a Box Produced and presented by Class 611 and Class 613 I.S. 281
  2. 2. Developing Creativity and Self Expression <ul><li>We cut, colored, researched and developed our ideas for this final presentation! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Assigned Groups <ul><li>1. Selected a theme </li></ul><ul><li>2. Researched items appropriate for our theme </li></ul><ul><li>3. Cut and pasted </li></ul><ul><li>3. Emailed attachments to gather our research </li></ul><ul><li>4. Designed our museums &Prepared an Installations on pedestals </li></ul><ul><li>Presented our museum to the public </li></ul>
  4. 4. PRESENTING THE STUDENTS’ WORK… 1. The Museum of Anthropology Presented by The Anthropology Girls! “We worked really hard on our museum and because of that we had a well finished museum.”
  5. 14. 2. Museum of Art <ul><li>“We did 3 – D objects.” Everybody loved them! </li></ul><ul><li>-The “Incredible Kids” Team </li></ul>
  6. 22. 3.The Museum of Global Art
  7. 30. 4.The Museum of Astronomy
  8. 39. 5.The Museum of Modern and Antique Cars
  9. 49. 6. The Museum of Mexican and Guatemalteco Fashion <ul><li>“We love jewelry and our home countries. It was fun to view all the different fashions rings, bracelets and necklaces of our cultures.” </li></ul><ul><li>- The “T n L” Team </li></ul>
  10. 54. Assorted stones for jewelry
  11. 57. 7. Museums of Weapons <ul><li>“We learned respect for people and weapons” </li></ul><ul><li>- The “Top Gun” Team </li></ul>
  12. 65. 8. The Museum of Pakistan <ul><li>“For the Museum of Pakistan Coins and Architecture we used actual coins. It was interesting to learn Fort Lahore is still in very good condition.” </li></ul><ul><li>- “The Future Architects” Team </li></ul>
  13. 72. 9. The Museum of “Mixture Modern” Art <ul><li>“We all liked the pictures of the city …you see sparkles of light in the city of Las Vegas!” </li></ul><ul><li>The Angels </li></ul>
  14. 76. 10. The Rock and Roll History and Exotic Cars Museum
  15. 81. 11. Museum of Cartoons and Art <ul><li>“We liked the pictures and putting them in the project. It was cool to see great works of art…like a dog sculpture with a real dog collar around the neck!” </li></ul><ul><li>- The “Cartoon Fans” Team </li></ul>
  16. 87. 12. Museum of Fashion <ul><li>“We are the FASHION TIP TEAM and the experience was “crazy”. We didn’t agree on everything and had little fights from time to time, (about who was going to write a caption or who did the most work)…it was fun to get to an agreement. We also needed a lot of energy to put up all the pieces.” </li></ul>
  17. 90. 13. Museum of Horticulture <ul><li>“We learned about flowers and also how to email attachments to our teacher. It was a creative experiment”. </li></ul><ul><li>- The BUSY BEES Team </li></ul>
  18. 96. 14. Museum of Dinosaurs and Fossils <ul><li>“I had a lot of work to do, because I had the best attendance.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Digs Dinosaurs Team </li></ul>
  19. 102. Petrified Reptile
  20. 103. Sea shell Fossil
  21. 104. Specimen 5: faults and cervices in rock
  22. 105. 15. The Museum of Egyptian Art
  23. 109. Egyptian Mummy
  24. 110. 16. The Museum of Albanian Anthropology This museum is still under construction…
  25. 116. 16. The Museum of Planets and Galaxies <ul><li>“It was great and I had a lot of fun working with all the stars and planets. I also found creative ways to decorate my museum.” </li></ul><ul><li>- The “Stars in My Eyes” Girl </li></ul>
  26. 123. 17. Museum of Oceanography <ul><li>“I wanted my museum to be fun so I put up a picture of a whale splashing around and having fun” </li></ul><ul><li>- The “Sea Breeze” Girl </li></ul>
  27. 129. Following Contributions <ul><li>Impressions in Clay </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymous (names unknown) artists </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown origin </li></ul><ul><li>Abstractions </li></ul><ul><li>Decorative arts </li></ul><ul><li>Sculpture </li></ul>
  28. 130. Abstract Art Contribution by unknown artist
  29. 132. Abstract sculpture Unknown contributor
  30. 134. Hand made hand painted decorative jewelry
  31. 135. We made everything from the boxes to the pedestals. We designed our installations and as curators we collected art from all over. Next time we visit a museum we will appreciate the the preparation as much as the artwork!
  32. 136. Thank you for visiting We hope you are inspired to visit a great museum soon!