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Lesson Plan: Colonial Identity
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In this lesson, students learn how Copley's portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hubbard illustrate the Hubbards' desire to identify themselves with England while indicating their profession and social...
Lesson Plan: Colonial Identity
Lesson Plan: African Myths and Stories
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In this lesson, students read stories associated with a royal altar tusk from the Kingdom of Benin in Nigeria. They read myths illustrated on the tusk and write a myth or story related to what they...
Lesson Plan: African Myths and Stories
Teacher Manual: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
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This teacher resource explores the art, culture, history, and geography of pre-Columbian Native American societies in what is now the Midwest and Southern regions of the United States, between 3000 B...
Teacher Manual: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
Artwork Resource Packet: Dancing Ganesha
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This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. This teaching packet includes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Time Transfixed by René Magritte
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This well-known work depicts a steam train emerging from a fireplace. René Magritte's realistic portrayals of images that do not seem to belong together align him with the French Surrealists. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Time Transfixed</em> by René Magritte
Family Activity: Make a Mighty Portrait
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Discover how 18th-century painters like Sir Joshua Reynolds used symbols from ancient Greece and Rome to enhance portraits of contemporary people. Includes discussion questions and an art-making...
Family Activity: Make a Mighty Portrait
Lesson Plan: What's Right and Wrong? Moral Messages in Art
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In this lesson, students explore the Steen and Mount paintings and their presentation of moral issues. They discuss ethical debates in society today and write a short position paper on an issue...
Lesson Plan: What's Right and Wrong? Moral Messages in Art
Artwork Resource Packet: Mask (Mukenga)
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The Mukenga mask honors men important to the royal household. Its materials relate to rank, status, and leadership. The use of leopard and monkey fur, parrot feathers, and forms borrowed from the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Mask (Mukenga)</em>
Lesson Plan: What a Square
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In this lesson plan, students will break Rembrandt's Old Man with a Gold Chain down into geometric shapes. Suggested Grade Level: 3–8 Estimated Time: One to two class periods Introduction...
Lesson Plan: What a Square
Artwork Resource Packet: Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha
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This colorful thangka, or scroll painting, represents the Buddha as the master of medicine and teacher of healers. As the patron deity of Tibetan medicine, he is a healer of both the body...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha</em>
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