What is Greek art?
Greek art began in Greece, in the 9th and 8th centuries before Christ, more than 2900 years ago!
We may find Greek Art works in architecture, sculpture, painting, pottery and jewelry making.
Watch the following video to learn more about it!
As you can see in the video, Ancient Greece was located more or less where Greece nowadays is. It was a much developed civilization for that time.
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Greek Art was very interesting, wasn't it?
How was the life of an ancient Athenian?
What did they use to do?
Greek gods and goddesses
In Ancient Greece people believed in several gods. They thought the world was divided into humans, heroes and gods, most of them linked to atmospheric or geographic phenomena.
Watch the video and discover some of the most important gods and their roles.
The Myth of the Minotaur
You know a centaur is a mythological creature with a human upper body and head, and a horse like lower body and legs.
Basileo is an upturned centaur, a mythological creature with the upper body of a horse and the lower body and legs of a human.
He wants to be the most famous hero of Greece!
Listen to the story!
The Wooden Trojan Horse
What an amazing story that of the Wooden Horse!!
Watch the video paying attention to the lecture!
Greeks were very wily* against Trojans!
*Wily - Astutos
The Ancient Olympic Games were originally a festival, or celebration of and for Zeus; were a series of footraces, javelin contests, and wrestling matches took place.
But... there was a dark period during which the Olympics disappeared...
Drawing Patterns: Fill an A4 paper with patterns.
Design your Vessel: Draw and color a vessel
Vessel Modelling: Make a vessel with paper or clay.
The Olympic Games Project
Trojan Horse Paper Craft: In pairs, cut and build the Trojan Horse.
The Minotaur's Labyrinth
Google Expeditions (Virtual 360º Tour)
If you consider yourself an artist and you love paper architecture here you have an awesome Greek mock ups.
You aren't supposed to build them during the classes. Just at home or during your breaks (playground)
If you finish one of them:
You will receive a special certificate
We will exhibit your mock up in the hall of the school
We will take a photo of you and your mock up and it will be uploaded to Mirasur's Facebook page and to the MirArt webpage.
Who knows! Maybe you can start becoming famous as a paper artist!