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Learning Series | Kane One of the Graffiti Institute

March 18, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pm

This program is free of charge for teachers, but an RSVP is required.

A line of people scan a table full of piles of paper. Some hold a few sheets in their hands.

Photo © MCA Chicago.

About the Event

Kane One of the Graffiti Institute leads an in-person workshop that focuses on blending conventional and non-conventional materials, using water-based spray paint and paint markers as examples.

Learning Series events are part of the museum’s immersive and collaborative professional development programs for educators. This free program is aimed at supporting and helping educators investigate, design, incubate, and implement innovative, contemporary curricula.

Illinois educators receive ISBE credit for attending.

About the Speaker

Kane One. Image courtesy of Miguel Aguilar.

Kane One is the creator of the Graffiti Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to teaching the history, skills, and techniques associated with this prolific and ancient art form. Kane has had group and solo exhibitions, commissions, and speaking engagements at The School of the Art Institute, The National Museum of Mexican Art, The Floating Museum, Taste of Chicago, Chicago Art Expo, and The University of Chicago. He holds a bachelor’s degree in painting and a master’s degree in education. Kane One’s practice includes painting, installation, DJing, and urban interventions that aim to blur the line between art and urban culture.


Major support for Learning Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art is provided by Julie and Larry Bernstein and Anonymous.

Additional generous support is provided by the Lois and Steve Eisen and The Eisen Family Foundation, Friends of Edwin A. Bergman Fund, the Hulda B. & Maurice L. Rothschild Foundation, Diane Kahan, The Marshall Frankel Foundation, D. Elizabeth Price and Lou Yecies, Carol Prins and John Hart/The Jessica Fund, and The William Randolph Hearst Foundations.