Change Over Time:
Ocean Avenue Elementary School, Portland
grade 3, 2016 - 2018
This elementary school in Portland participated in a 3 year integrated arts program coordinated by Side X Side. Third graders explored a range of topics:
Events in Portland history, including the bombardment of 1775, King Philip's War, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and the Great Fire.
Mapping the resources of Machigonne - how has Portland and the use of it's resources changed from the tie of the Wabanaki?
Portraits of famous and not so famous Portland historical figures
Mural materials: acrylic paint and permanent marker on birch ply panels
collaborators: Side x Side, Maine Historical Society
grant support: U.S. Department of Education AEMDD grant
photo credit: Side x Side