1 MUSEUM ROAD
New Windsor, NY 12553
6th Grade,7th Grade,8th Grade,9th Grade,10th Grade,11th Grade,12th Grade
While hiking, students hike learn to identify local tree species and to select an appropriate location for a wicwam. They cut saplings, strip the bark, and lash them together to create a frame and then cover it to complete the structure. The class also may imagine and/or role-play a piece of the life of a Wappinger tribe member. This lesson can be done on school grounds if hiking trips are not possible.
Storm King Art Center features Andy Goldsworthy's "Storm King Wall" and a visit makes a nice extension to this lesson. The Center is open Wednesday through Sunday, April through November. Admission is discounted for educational groups of 15 that reseerve in advance. Admission includes a guided tour. You must schedule at least two weeks in advance and arrive together in a bus or van. Call the education secretary, 845-534-3115, ext. 110, for reservations or more information.
Storm King Art Center celebrates the relationship between sculpture and nature. Five hundred acres of landscaped lawns, fields, and woodlands feature postwar sculptures by internationally renowned artists. Sky and land define the exhibition space and the Hudson Highlands' undulating profiles surround the grounds creating a panorama integral to the viewing experience. The sculptures are affected by changes in light and weather, so no two visits are the same.