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The Writer's Garret

Art as Activism: Banksy Graffitied On Walls And Wasn't Sorry

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer
On Campus Program
1st, 2nd, 3rd


Banksy is a world-famous graffiti artist who secretly spray-paints pictures on streets and walls while no one is watching. His works are often about politics, war, and important ideas. In this workshop, participants will learn about the artist Banksy and discuss art as activism, and create a work of art in the style of Banksy.

Students Will

  • Listen to a reading of Banksy Graffitied Walls and Wasn’t Sorry by Fausto Gilberti.
  • Discuss graffiti as art and a form of activism
  • Write a sentence about an important issue
  • Create Artwork in the style of Banksy using stencils
  • Share their artwork with other students


Dates: Mon-Fri
Times: 8:30-6:00
Duration: One Hour
School Fee: Flat Rate: $125.00
Minimum Attendance: 1
Maximum Attendance: 25
Bilingual: No
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Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: To schedule this program, or for more information, call The Writer's Garret at (214) 828-1715 or email [email protected]. Residencies of 10 sessions or more result in a printed anthology of students' work and the opportunity for students to show off newly developed skills in a public reading to friends and family.
Deadline: Two weeks notice is preferred
Cancellation Policy: A minimum of 48 hours notice is required to cancel a scheduled date. If 48-hour notice is given, we will reschedule the date, based upon the availability of the Instructor. If 48-hour notice is not given, we will bill for the date scheduled and not reschedule the date.
After School Policy: At least one school representative/teacher must be present in the classroom at all times. 25 students maximum per class. Minor adjustments can be negotiated.

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