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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
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
Classroom or Home Activity: Portraying American Character
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Discussion questions and activity ideas pertaining to Mrs. Daniel Hubbard by John Singleton Copley.
Classroom or Home Activity: Portraying American Character
Classroom or Home Activity: Furniture—Form and Function
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Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with Shaker Living Room (Thorne Miniature Room) and Desk and Bookcase. Students will compare and contrast the two different styles...
Classroom or Home Activity: Furniture—Form and Function
Classroom or Home Activity: Living Spaces—Then and Now
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Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with Shaker Living Room (Thorne Minature Room). Students will compare the Shaker Living Room with their own homes.
Classroom or Home Activity: Living Spaces—Then and Now
Diagram: Cabinetry Parts and Functions
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This diagram highlights the different parts of a tall cabinet as they related to furnituremaking in colonial America.
Diagram: Cabinetry Parts and Functions
Artwork and Artist Information: Desk and Bookcase
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In the early 1700s, wealthy merchants and land speculators, eager to demonstrate their advanced positions within the colony, commissioned craftsmen to make elegant pieces of furniture for their...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Desk and Bookcase</em>
Teacher Manual: American Art
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Works from the Art Institute of Chicago's comprehensive American collection found in this manual include colonial portraiture, sculpture, and landscape art that reflect the young nation in the early...
Teacher Manual: American Art
Audio Lecture: The Wit of Illusion—Trompe l’Oeil in American Art
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Wendy Bellion, University of Delaware, explores the perceptual riddles of trompe l’oeil art from the Peale family in the 1790s to William Michael Harnett. Presented with the Terra Foundation for...
Audio Lecture: The Wit of Illusion—Trompe l’Oeil in American Art

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