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Classroom Activity: Edouard Manet's The Mocking of Christ, 1865
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Discussion questions and activities for home and classroom about Manet's unconventional depiction of Jesus and his captors.
Historic Collections: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection
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Learn more about James and Marilynn Alsdorf, prolific collectors of Asian art and significant donors to the Art Institute of Chicago's collection.
Historic Collections: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection
Website: Art Access: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art
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Art Access is an online resource for educators, parents, and students that features selected artworks from the Art Institute's collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. Historical...
Website: Art Access: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art
Classroom or Home Activity: Language Activities
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Classroom activities that focus on the written languages of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Italy. Excerpted from the Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World teacher manual.
Classroom or Home Activity: Language Activities
Website: Art Access: Modern and Contemporary Art
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Art Access is an online resource for educators, parents, and students that features selected artworks from the Art Institute's collection of Modern and Contemporary art. Historical information,...
Website: Art Access: Modern and Contemporary Art
Artwork Resource Packet: Ancestral Altar Screen (Duein Fubara)
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A Kalabari sculptor created this Ancestral Altar Screen as a memorial sculpture after the death of a trading house chief. It is one of many such screens made since the 19th century that...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Ancestral Altar Screen (Duein Fubara)</em>
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
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Nighthawks and Nightlife both depict aspects of urban life in 1940s America. Students first compare the paintings, answering a series of questions, and then create a short story...
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
Artwork and Artist Information: View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909
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Houses, skyscrapers, building ornament, even city plans start with a pencil in the hand of an architect. One of the most famous city plans ever conceived, the Plan of Chicago, published in 1909,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909</em>
Activity: Branch Road, Main Street, Totsuka
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Hiroshige kept a picture diary of his journey between the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, which was 292 miles in length and took about 12 days to walk. This print represents one of the places he stopped...
Activity: <em>Branch Road, Main Street, Totsuka</em>
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>
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