Commissioned by Friends of the Capitol
Dimensions: 96 x 240
Dedicated May 10, 2010
Location: Second Floor
Teaching with Beyond the Centennial
Overview & About the Artist
Information about the artwork and the artist.
Teaching with Beyond the Centennial (PDF)
Resources specific to Beyond the Centennial that include; educational standards, historic and visual art details and suggested reading.
Activity: Color Theory (PDF)
This lesson will introduce the students to the basics of color theory, as well as the ways in which artists use color to guide the viewer’s attention through a paintings composition.
Activity: Explore Mexican Murals (PDF)
Identify contemporary and historical Mexican muralists and discuss the importance and dynamics of public art.
Activity: Explore Symbolism (PDF)
Oklahoma symbols, such as Osage shield from the state flag, the state bird, animal, and tree help illustrate the story of Oklahoma in the mural Beyond the Centennial. In addition, symbolism found in color and expression assists in the story. These activities and discussion points will help student explore and understand symbolism.