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Classroom Activity: Repeat Patterns
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This set of activities relates specifically to Andean arts and cultures from The Arts of Ancient Americas teacher manual but any of the other ancient American cultures discussed could be...
Classroom Activity: Repeat Patterns
Artwork and Artist Information: Screamin' Jay Hawkins by Karl Wirsum
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Screamin' Jay Hawkins is a vibrantly colored image of the well-known rhythm-and-blues performer of the same name. Artist Karl Wirsum, whose works are characterized by flat areas of bold...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Screamin' Jay Hawkins</em> by Karl Wirsum
Artwork Resource Packet: Bedcover Made from Cigar or Tobacco Rectangles Known as "Top Sheets" by Theresa Zett Smith
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This striking quilt was made with pieces of fabric called "top sheets" used to line cigar and tobacco boxes. These top sheets include 108 colorful designs and pictures, including flags from around...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Bedcover Made from Cigar or Tobacco Rectangles Known as "Top Sheets"</em> by Theresa Zett Smith
Family Activity: Fifteen Minutes of Fame
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Learn about Andy Warhol's portraits of famous people and create one of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Pop artist Andy Warhol made...
Family Activity: Fifteen Minutes of Fame
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>
Artwork and Artist Information: Egyptian, Head of an Official
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Artwork and Artist Information: Egyptian, <em>Head of an Official</em>
Classroom Activity: Human and Animal Forms
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This set of activities relates to the combination of human and anumal features and attributes in the art of the ancient Americas. For example, the feline characteristics of the jaguar often...
Classroom Activity: Human and Animal Forms
Family Activity: Hieroglyphic Codes
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Ancient Americans used a system of picture symbols, or hieroglyphics, to record information. In this activity, you will create your own picture alphabet and send secret messages that only your...
Family Activity: Hieroglyphic Codes
Lesson Plan: Inspired by Nature
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In this lesson, students will examine and discuss Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base and explore how artists have used nature for inspiration. They will then design a...
Lesson Plan: Inspired by Nature
Lesson Plan: Act it Out
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In this lesson plan, students use two 19th-century paintings of people in leisure settings as inspiration for dramatic presentations.
Suggested Grade Level: 4-6
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Lesson Plan: Act it Out
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