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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.
Shadowbox Bedroom
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Explore Vincent van Gogh's painting The Bedroom and design your own bedroom in a shoe box.
Art + Science
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Art + Science was developed by the Art Institute of Chicago to support dialogue and collaboration between art and science teachers at the middle school level, with the ultimate goal of inspiring art...
Art + Science
Activity: "Reflections in Water"
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A fun family activity, complete with looking exercises and art project, that explores water and reflections in nature and in painting.
Family Activity: Design a Robe!
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Introduction:
About 250 years ago, a man wore this Robe (Jifu) in China. It is made of silk, which was a highly valued fabric made from the fibers found inside of a silkworm’s cocoon...
Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
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An Art Institute Web site that highlights 12 Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works in the museum and includes images and text, lesson plans, maps, bibliographies, and family activities.
Activity: Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom, 1889
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Activity relating to van Gogh's depiction of his bedroom in Arles.
Artwork Resource Packet: Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize
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This sculptural fragment depicts Xilonen, the youthful Aztec (Mexica) goddess of new maize. The many existing carvings of Xilonen suggest her importance in Aztec culture as one of three female maize...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize</em>
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>

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