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Lesson Plan: Fables on Furniture
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In this lesson, students will examine a piece of fine art furniture, focusing on Sideboard by Daniel Pabst. After studying and discussing Aesop's Fables they will then engage in a creative...
Lesson Plan: Fables on Furniture
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: 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
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: Cabinet of Four Wishes by Richard Snyder
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Normally when we think of a cabinet, we consider it as a functional or useful object. But what if everyday cabinets had secret, magical qualities? Richard Snyder's Cabinet of Four Wishes is...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Cabinet of Four Wishes</em> by Richard Snyder
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>
Artwork and Artist Information: Desk and Chair for the S.C. Johnson and Son Administration Building by Frank Lloyd Wright
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Introducing streamlined forms into modern home and workplace harmoniously integrated American domestic life with the rapidly changing technological world. Frank Lloyd Wright's desk and chair for the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Desk and Chair for the S.C. Johnson and Son Administration Building</em> by Frank Lloyd Wright
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