The Bowtie Project

Video: Small Medium Large Productions, courtesy of Clockshop

The Bowtie Project Education Program uses the Bowtie as a classroom. Students of all ages are introduced to new ways of thinking about art and the environment.

The Bowtie Project Education Program encourages student-driven site exploration, discussion-based processing, and creative response. Field trips are designed on a case-by-case basis, and customized to meet specific needs. Cross-curricular content engages students in thinking about the connections between art and landscape. Students may participate in one-day site visits, multi-day units inspired by a single Bowtie artist project, and/or guided site exploration. Clockshop works with artists, CA State Parks, and National Park Service rangers to execute this program.

Downloadable PDFs

Bowtie Project Education Program Overview

Example Curriculums

Preparing for your Visit

*Clockshop’s education programs integrate contemporary art and environmental education. If your interest is specific to the LA River, Friends of the LA River (FOLAR) offers a Source to Sea Watershed Education Program.

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Photos: Gina Clyne, Matt Rose and Mackenzie Hoffman

For more information, or to request a field trip, contact Lindsey Lee Eichenberger, Public Programs Coordinator, at lindsey[at]clockshop.org.

Pilot year funding was provided by the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation and the California State Parks Foundation.