Summer Olympic Posters: Where Art and Sport meet (in collaboration with Bridgeman Education)
The Olympic Museum in Lausanne and The Bridgeman Education in London, have collaborated to develop an entertaining educational activity on the topic of the "Olympic Summer Games" known simply as the Olympic Games.
The next Olympic Games will take place in London in 2012, making this the perfect time to look back at those posters designed for the games from 1986 to 2008.
Aims of the activity:
You are given a choice of: artistic traditions and styles, visual and historical references and symbols. You will then be guided through these different approaches and given tips on how to create your own poster for the forthcoming Olympic Games.
Who is this activity for?
This journey through the history of the Olympic Games and their posters is aimed at:
• art teachers, art historians, teachers interested in bringing together art and sport as well as other subjects such as social, political and cultural history.
• students aged 10 to 14 who want to discover and absorb various pieces of information in order to allow their imagination free rein to create their own poster
Olympic Posters: http://www.bridgemaneducation.com/ - "Resources" (Please note that you will need to register on your first visit)