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Audio Lecture: The Checkered History of the Farnsworth House
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Noted art historian and Mies van der Rohe biographer Franz Schulze offers rare insights into this architectural gem, discussing the key people and dramatic events that have shaped its history.
Audio Lecture: The Checkered History of the Farnsworth House
Audio Lecture: The History and Fine Art of American Indian Basketry
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The Art Institute's growing collection of Amerindian baskets includes rare and little-known treasures. Natalie Fay Linn, a leader in the study of the complex and sophisticated design of this ancient...
Audio Lecture: The History and Fine Art of American Indian Basketry
Audio Lecture: Encyclopedic Museums—Cabinets of Curiosity
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Bruce Boucher, Curator of Sculpture, Medieval to Modern European Paintings and Sculpture, presents a lecture focusing on highlighted treasures in the Art Institute permanent collections.
Audio Lecture: Encyclopedic Museums—Cabinets of Curiosity
Video: Overview of Apostles of Beauty
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Exhibition curator Judy Barter discusses the history of the Arts and Crafts movement and provides an overview of the exhibition Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago.
Video: Overview of <em>Apostles of Beauty</em>
Video: Konstantin Grcic Talks with Curator Zoe Ryan
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Designer Konstantin Grcic, in conversation with curator Zoë Ryan, discusses industrial design, the creative process, and his recent Art Institute exhibition, Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design...
Video: Konstantin Grcic Talks with Curator Zoe Ryan
Audio Lecture: The English Arts and Crafts Movement and the Cotswolds
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British scholar Mary Greensted discusses why Arts and Crafts designers such as Morris, Gimson, and Ashbee deserted city life in favor of the rural Cotswolds. This event is presented in support of the...
Audio Lecture: The English Arts and Crafts Movement and the Cotswolds
Lesson Plan: Fables on Furniture
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In this lesson, students will examine a piece of fine art furniture, focusing on Sideboard by Daniel Pabst. After studying and discussing Aesop's Fables they will then engage in a creative...
Lesson Plan: Fables on Furniture
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
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Explore six objects from the museum's permanent collection on your visit, discuss how they relate to the terms faces, places, and inner spaces.
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, &amp; Inner Spaces
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
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American Art and Culture: Curriculum Resource Guide presents twenty-five works of art from the collections of the Art Institute. The works are divided chronologically and thematically, but works in...
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
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