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Audio Lecture: Women and Architecture
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Alice Friedman, author of Women and the Making of the Modern House, explores the role of women in American architecture.
Audio Lecture: Women and Architecture
Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
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Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, Kwame Dawes is a poet of precision, passion, and lyricism. At this event, Dawes reads from three of his books: Gomer's Song, Impossible Flying,...
Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Bibiana Suarez Connects with Rosalba Carriera
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Artist Bibiana Suarez spoke at the Art Institute on December 2, 2006, as part of the series Artists Connect. Her revealing observations illuminate the presentation of 18th-century identities in...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Bibiana Suarez Connects with Rosalba Carriera
Audio Lecture: An Egyptian Mummy Case Rediscovered
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The elaborately decorated mummy case of an ancient Egyptian woman named Wenuhotep was only recently returned to the Art Institute after being on loan for many years. Internationally recognized...
Audio Lecture: An Egyptian Mummy Case Rediscovered
Website: Madame B
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Opening this clever, whimsical, and surreal album from the Art Institute’s collection is like entering another world. But who compiled it? Clues appear throughout its pages, offering tantalizing...
Website: Madame B
Family Activity: Beating to a Different Drum
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Examine a drum made in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) and make a drum of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction
A Senufo artist from...
Family Activity: Beating to a Different Drum
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
Artwork Resource Packet: City Landscape by Joan Mitchell
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During the early 1950s, the decade in which City Landscape was produced, Joan Mitchell created many paintings that suggest urban environments. With its pulsating strands and slashes of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>City Landscape</em> by Joan Mitchell
Introduction: Whistler's Self Portrait
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An introduction to Whistler's delicate self-portrait.
Overview: Monet's Breakthrough to Impressionism
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Learn why this painting has been called the "first Impressionist landscape."
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