2021 Hexagon Project Intro & Special Themes

Announcing the 2021 Special Themes: Diversity & Equity and Technology & Social Justice. As always, ANY themes about our need to see ourselves as interdependent and interconnected are always welcome. However, each year we introduce a Special Theme.  The special themes are accompanied by resources which allow participants, teachers, students and community. To dig deeper …

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You’re Invited to the 2020 Hexagon Project Recognition Online Event

On September 12th we will be hosting an online meeting and you are invited! Join us to see many of the hundreds of hexagons created by students worldwide illustrating our 2020 Special Themes of COVID-19 and DIVERSITY — and, of course, Interdependence in an increasingly interconnected world.  We will recognize 49 hexagons selected by our …

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First Remote Hexagon Project Recognition Event A Success!

In spite of school closings and shut-downs, nearly 500 hexagons were created this year and, on Saturday, September 12, we successfully hosted students, teachers and supporters on Zoom to celebrate the inspiring accomplishments of our young people across the globe! Our deepest gratitude to the teachers who made this possible! We are excited to share …

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Recognizing Our 2020 Participants

Many firsts marked the culmination of a most unusual Hexagon Project 2020. We are so proud to share the many creative expressions of our student participants and are most grateful to the teachers who engaged their students during this difficult time. Our 2020 theme of Diversity became increasingly relevant – especially related to issues of …

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Returning to School II – Shelley Shares Her Journey from AU

“The numbers probably wouldn’t seem huge to you, as numbers of new cases in the US are phenomenal, but they have been more than enough to scare the hell out of everybody here and the Victorian State Government to lock us back down for 6 weeks.” Shelley Menhennet, Elementary Art Teacher, Victoria, Australia Shelley Menhennet has …

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Connecting Amidst Difficulties: PA to Uganda – Members Share COVID-19 Commonalities

Meet two teachers, one, an art teacher from a Charter School in Pennsylvania and the other a part-time teacher in the Masaka District in Uganda. At this time, there are only 227 cases and no deaths reported in Uganda, however, the lock-down is creating great hardship on people in poverty who work day-to-day for income …

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Post Your Hexagons to Instagram and Tag #HexagonProject2020

The Hexagon Project is about expressing themes of connection and interdependence through hexagon-shaped artwork. We encourage you to express yourself about all the themes of interdependence as we always have, but now we’re asking you to share your experience with the Corona Virus and the changes to your life. By posting hexagons on Instagram using …

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Hexagon 2020 Registration Now Open!

To our Hexagon Project Teachers and Community in 2020: COVID-19 has affected us also. Our Eastern Regional Exhibition is on hold until further notice. Jurying details will be forthcoming. June 30 deadline still stands.  Read below for upload news and instructions. How to participate in HP 2020 We are asking you to upload your students’ …

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Making Connections Amidst Difficulties: Members Share COVID-19 Commonalities and Challenges

Recently Irene Lantz, one of the teachers participating in the Hexagon Project, wrote to us about her experience dealing with the global COVID-19 pandemic. Her message follows: When we were last in school my NAHS students were working on their Hexagons. We were to have a meeting the last day we were in school but …

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