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Teacher Manual: Masks of Africa
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The masks illustrated and discussed in this packet, all from the Art Institute collection, demonstrate the great variety of form content, and medium which characterize mask production in Africa. The...
Teacher Manual: Masks of Africa
Artwork and Artist Information: Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma)
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The idealized human face is a subject of special attention for Baule sculptors. Among the most highly regarded Baule art forms are stylized portrait masks, such as this one, called ndoma....
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma)</em>
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
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Coins were made of pieces of gold, silver, or bronze, known as blanks, which were cast or cut to specific weights. To make a coin, a blank was sandwiched between a pair of dies with engraved designs...
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
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: A Modern Vision: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Art Institute of Chicago
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This teaching manual focuses on Impressionist and Post-Impressionist work in the Art Institute's collection. Work is divided by the following themes: Truth to Nature, People and Relationships, Modern...
Teacher Manual: A Modern Vision: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Art Institute of Chicago
Teacher Manual: The Japanese Kimono
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This Art Institute manual uses the kimono to explore Japanese cultural history and to stimulate multicultural discoveries in art, social studies, and language arts. Includes a historical essay,...
Teacher Manual: The Japanese Kimono
Teacher Manual: Van Gogh and Gauguin
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This packet explores the relationship between Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin through 11 images executed before, during, and after their brief but explosive time in Arles in 1888. Includes an...
Teacher Manual: Van Gogh and Gauguin
Teacher Manual: Exploration and the Cosmos
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Let art take you on a journey through space! This manual explores concepts of space travel as depicted in the collection of the Art Institute, from 17th-century Italian sculpture to 20th-century...
Teacher Manual: Exploration and the Cosmos
Teacher Manual: Telling Images: Stories in Art
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Stories shape our knowledge and understanding of the world we live in. Telling stories helps all of us to understand who we are and what we believe. For visual artists the challenge is to tell a...
Teacher Manual: Telling Images: Stories in Art
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
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The arts of Africa are a vehicle for showing students the intricate tapestry of diverse peoples, languages, and cultures that is Africa. By using examples from the African collection of the Art...
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
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