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This beaded crown is the most important symbol of royal power and authority for a Yoruba king. The crown's beaded veil serves to protect people from the king's gaze and hide his face. The king could...
Activity: Yoruba Crown (Ade)
This guide is designed specifically for early-childhood educators and their students. ABCs of Art invites teachers to use the Art Institute as a learning environment beyond the walls of the...
Teacher Manual: ABCs of Art: A Guide for Early Childhood Education
Art plays an integral role in the daily lives of African people. While their forms, textures, and colors may be visually dazzling, awe-inspiring, or even frightening, African art objects also provide...
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
The arts of Africa are a vehicle for showing students the intricate tapestry of diverse peoples, languages, and cultures that is Africa. By using examples from the African collection of the Art...
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
The masks illustrated and discussed in this packet, all from the Art Institute collection, demonstrate the great variety of form content, and medium which characterize mask production in Africa. The...
Teacher Manual: Masks of Africa
These packet summarizes a teacher workshop that introduced methods for approaching nudity in art in museum and classroom settings. Comments and lesson plans were suggested by participating K–12...
Tips for Teachers and Parents: Body Language: How to Talk to Students About Nudity in Art
Art Access is an online resource for educators, parents, and students that features selected artworks from the Art Institute's collection of African art. Historical information, enlargeable images,...
Website: Art Access: African Art

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