BkM Art Hangouts LESSON Everyday Object Structures
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Lesson Overview

Inspired by Beverly Buchanan


In this lesson, learners will:

  • Observe Beverly Buchanan’s shack sculptures
  • Create a structure out of everyday materials
  • Make connections between the use of everyday materials in art-making and vernacular architecture

  • Cardboard/box base
  • Scissors
  • Strong glue (e.g., hot glue or tacky glue)
  • Everyday materials to embellish (e.g., cardboard, wood scraps, natural materials, discarded objects)
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