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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: Your Neighborhood Scroll
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What happens each day in your neighborhood? Design a handscroll that shows your street's daily activities. Materials
  • scrap paper for brainstorming
  • colored pencils, crayons, and/or...
Family Activity: Your Neighborhood Scroll
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: 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: Picture Books
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Learn how Rococo painters like Tiepolo illustrated stories with their works of art. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.

Introduction:
In the 1700s,...
Family Activity: Picture Books
Family Activity: Make a Coat of Arms
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Read about the legend of Saint George and make your own coat of arms. Includes discussion questions, an art-making activity, and a writing activity. Introduction: In the 13th century, the Italian...
Family Activity: Make a Coat of Arms
Family Activity: Dancing Gods
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Learn about Hindu gods and the importance of dance in Hindu culture. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity. Introduction: Dance is an important part of Hindu culture. It is...
Family Activity: Dancing Gods
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
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
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