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Family Activity: Design a Robe!
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Introduction:
About 250 years ago, a man wore this Robe (Jifu) in China. It is made of silk, which was a highly valued fabric made from the fibers found inside of a silkworm’s cocoon...
Family Activity: Tricking the Eye
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See how two American artists used trompe l'oeil techniques to create illusions in their paintings. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity. William Harnett excelled at...
Family Activity: Tricking the Eye
Family Activity: Your Neighborhood Scroll
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What happens each day in your neighborhood? Design a handscroll that shows your street's daily activities. Materials
  • scrap paper for brainstorming
  • colored pencils, crayons, and/or...
Family Activity: Your Neighborhood Scroll
Family Activity: Create a Chimera!
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What animals would you like to be your friends? And which would you like to protect you? Create a chimera that includes all of them! Materials
  • paper
  • pencils, colored pencils, and/or...
Family Activity: Create a Chimera!
Family Activity: Design a Robe!
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Chinese silk robes often used pictures to reflect the wearer's status and personality. Use symbols to design a robe that reflects who you are.
Materials
  • robe template
  • paper...
Family Activity: Design a Robe!
Family Activity: Gods in Ancient American Art
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Find out more about how the beliefs of ancient American people translated into their works of art. Includes an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Ancient ...
Family Activity: Gods in Ancient American Art
Family Activity: Wrapped in Cloth
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Learn the importance of Kente cloth in the Asante tradition, and make a woven construction of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity. Introduction: Rulers in the...
Family Activity: Wrapped in Cloth
Family Activity: Maize for All Seasons
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Learn about Xilonen, the Aztec goddess of maize. Includes an art-making activity.
Find an ear of corn (with corn silks dangling from it) emerging from Xilonen's headdress....
Family Activity: Maize for All Seasons
Family Activity: Put Her on a Pedestal
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Examine a sculpture by an American female sculptor and create one of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Queen Zenobia ruled over an area of...
Family Activity: Put Her on a Pedestal
Family Activity: Family Portrait
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Examine Jan Steen's The Family Concert and make a family portrait of your own that illustrates a...
Family Activity: Family Portrait
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