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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...
Family Activity: Tricking the Eye
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See how two American artists used trompe l'oeil techniques to create illusions in their paintings. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity. William Harnett excelled at...
Family Activity: Tricking the Eye
Family Activity: Create a Chimera!
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What animals would you like to be your friends? And which would you like to protect you? Create a chimera that includes all of them! Materials
  • paper
  • pencils, colored pencils, and/or...
Family Activity: Create a Chimera!
Family Activity: Design a Robe!
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Chinese silk robes often used pictures to reflect the wearer's status and personality. Use symbols to design a robe that reflects who you are.
Materials
  • robe template
  • paper...
Family Activity: Design a Robe!
Family Activity: Gods in Ancient American Art
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Find out more about how the beliefs of ancient American people translated into their works of art. Includes an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Ancient ...
Family Activity: Gods in Ancient American Art
Family Activity: Wrapped in Cloth
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Learn the importance of Kente cloth in the Asante tradition, and make a woven construction of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity. Introduction: Rulers in the...
Family Activity: Wrapped in Cloth
Family Activity: Maize for All Seasons
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Learn about Xilonen, the Aztec goddess of maize. Includes an art-making activity.
Find an ear of corn (with corn silks dangling from it) emerging from Xilonen's headdress....
Family Activity: Maize for All Seasons
Family Activity: Put Her on a Pedestal
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Examine a sculpture by an American female sculptor and create one of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Queen Zenobia ruled over an area of...
Family Activity: Put Her on a Pedestal
Family Activity: Family Portrait
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Examine Jan Steen's The Family Concert and make a family portrait of your own that illustrates a...
Family Activity: Family Portrait
Family Activity: Royal Workshop
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Mughal manuscripts like the Akbarnama were often the product of workshops or teams of artists who each contributed their own specialty to the final product. Assemble your own workshop to...
Family Activity: Royal Workshop
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