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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
Family Activity: Maize for All Seasons
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Learn about Xilonen, the Aztec goddess of maize. Includes an art-making activity.
Find an ear of corn (with corn silks dangling from it) emerging from Xilonen's headdress....
Family Activity: Maize for All Seasons
Activity: Egyptian Model Boat
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Boats were the most important means of transportation in ancient Egypt. This model of a boat, complete with its crew, was placed in an ancient Egyptian tomb to insure that the deceased would have...
Activity: Egyptian Model Boat
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>
Teacher Manual: Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World
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Uncover the world of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Italy through 20 works from the Art Institute's Ancient collection. This extensive manual includes historical essays, discussion questions, classroom...
Teacher Manual: Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World
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: 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
Artwork Resource Packet: Shukongojin
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The Art Institute’s figure of Shukongojin, with his demon-like body, flaring eyes, and mouth stretched in a scream, might have originally terrified an oncoming visitor to the temple he guarded, but...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Shukongojin</em>
Video: Lecture and Demonstration—Ancient Roman Hairdressing
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Janet Stephens, a trained hairdresser and experimental archaeologist, discusses the history of ancient hairdressing and, using live models, recreates authentic Roman hairstyles similar to those...
Video: Lecture and Demonstration—Ancient Roman Hairdressing

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