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Lesson Plan: Life in the Depression
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This lesson will focus on American life in the 1930s by having students examine events and trends of the Depression era occurring beyond the image shown in Grant Wood's American Gothic.
Lesson Plan: Life in the Depression
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
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Nighthawks and Nightlife both depict aspects of urban life in 1940s America. Students first compare the paintings, answering a series of questions, and then create a short story...
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Based on an interactive and educational exhibition on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from 2003–2007; this manual explores the museum's diverse collection through eleven works that relate to the...
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: Self, Family, and Community
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Explore six objects from the museum's permanent collection on your visit that touch on the topics of personal identity, family, and community ritual and celebration. Compare these objects with the...
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: Self, Family, and Community
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Explore six objects from the museum's permanent collection on your visit, discuss how they relate to the terms faces, places, and inner spaces.
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
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American Art and Culture: Curriculum Resource Guide presents twenty-five works of art from the collections of the Art Institute. The works are divided chronologically and thematically, but works in...
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
Artwork and Artist Information: The Boston Massacre by Paul Revere II
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Printed maps and pictures were a feature in some colonial households as early as 1650 and were part of the everyday lives of many colonists by the end of the eighteenth century. This print depicts...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Boston Massacre</em> by Paul Revere II
Artwork and Artist Information: Shaker Living Room
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This Shaker interior, with its 134 objects, is one of 68 miniature rooms in the Art Institute of Chicago. Assembled between 1920 and 1940 on the scale of one inch to the foot, the miniature rooms...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Shaker Living Room</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Distant View of Niagara Falls
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Distant View of Niagara Falls portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans gazing in reverence; and the powerful falls, one of the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Walking the Line by William Sidney Mount
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Genre painting, or scenes of everyday life, came into prominence during the presidency of Andrew Jackson (1829–37) as an expression of popular taste. In Walking the Line, William Sidney...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Walking the Line</em> by William Sidney Mount
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