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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
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
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>
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
Teacher Manual: The Arts of the Ancient Americas
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Art objects embody information about the history, philosophy, religion, and social order of the people who made them and the environment in which they were made. Written in Spanish and English, this...
Teacher Manual: The Arts of the Ancient Americas
Teacher Manual: Mexicanidad
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Examine eight images of Mexican Art from ancient times to the present from The Art Institute of Chicago's collection. The art of Mexico is a starting point for exploring Mexican cultural history....
Teacher Manual: Mexicanidad
Lesson Plan: Journey Through Ancient Mesoamerica
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Students will conduct research about Mesoamerican cultures concentrating on the Olmec, Nayarit, Colima, Jalisco, Aztec, Maya, and Tenochtitlán cultures. They will use their research about the daily...
Lesson Plan: Journey Through Ancient Mesoamerica
Lesson Plan: Teotihuacan: The Place of the Gods
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In this lesson, students will be able to: identify the main structures and three important deities of this pre-Aztec civilization, as well as describe and relate their forms and functions to...
Lesson Plan: Teotihuacan: The Place of the Gods
Lesson Plan: Fun with Maya Numbers
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In this lesson, students will be able to: recognize the Maya numbers 0–19, write the Maya numbers 0–19, and write their telephone numbers using the Maya number system. This lesson plan was written...
Lesson Plan: Fun with Maya Numbers
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