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Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
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Elizabeth Pope, curatorial research assistant for the Casas Grandes exhibition, explores some of the complex cosmic symbolism to be found on this ancient American pottery.
Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
Artwork Resource Packet: Storyteller Figure
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This handmade sculpture's energetic gestures and lively facial expression suggest a strong and vibrant personality. Unearthed from an ancient tomb, the figure represents a timeless recording of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Storyteller Figure</em>
Lesson Plan: Picturing War and Devastation
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In this lesson students will examine and compare two artworks, The Rock and Zapata. They will learn about the Mexican Revolution and World War II then write a compare and contrast...
Lesson Plan: Picturing War and Devastation
Teacher Manual: ABCs of Art: A Guide for Early Childhood Education
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This guide is designed specifically for early-childhood educators and their students. ABCs of Art invites teachers to use the Art Institute as a learning environment beyond the walls of the...
Teacher Manual: ABCs of Art: A Guide for Early Childhood Education
Activity: Nayarit Model House
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This small model of a house was a tomb sculpture from the ancient people of the Nayarit region of West Mexico. This lively house contains different groups of people both alone and together, multiple...
Activity: Nayarit <em>Model House</em>
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, &amp; Inner Spaces
Artwork and Artist Information: Model of a Pole Dance Scene
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This small earthenware sculpture was used in an important ritual which was enacted by the ancient people of the Nayarit region of West Mexico and is still performed by people elsewhere in Mexico...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Model of a Pole Dance Scene</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Vessel depicting Composite Fish; Feline; and Human Figure
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The composite creature painted on this vessel is one of the most important and recurring images in the art of the Nazca people of Peru. The two identical figures on this vessel combine abstracted...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Vessel depicting Composite Fish; Feline; and Human Figure</em>
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
Teacher Manual: Art Inside Out: Exploring Art and Culture through Time
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This teaching manual was produced to assist teachers in maximizing their educational experience with the exhibition Art Inside Out: Exploring Art and Culture through Time which encouraged viewers to...
Teacher Manual: Art Inside Out: Exploring Art and Culture through Time
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