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Introduce your students to the Art Institute's celebrated collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. This manual discusses the historical and social milieu of this revolutionary movement...
Teacher Manual: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism
Adriaen van Ostade's Merrymakers in an Inn illustrates peasants of multi-generations celebrating a joyous event in a spacious and picturesque interior. In the 17th century, the inn served as...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Merrymakers in an Inn</em> by Adriaen van Ostade
Although this painting looks simple at first glance, the artist has given us a great deal of information to read with our eyes. This whimsical painting portrays a girl dancing in the rain and can be...
Activity: <em>Dancing Girl</em>
Painter Jan Steen is best known for his humorous scenes of daily life. He loved to show people eating, drinking, dancing, or playing music. The man strumming a lute may be Steen himself. The other...
Activity: <em>The Family Concert </em>
Taoism is a world of beliefs, writings, ceremonial practices, study, art, and philosophy that strives to harmonize the life of human beings with the forever and naturally changing universe. This...
Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony
Conservation: An Introduction Works of art come to the conservation lab in various states of preservation. Each work requires special care to assess the materials and techniques used by the artist,...
Conservation Information: Uncovering Watteau
This self-guide was created to supplement a visit to view Medieval and Renaissance Art at the Art Institute. Guide includes informational text and activities for five artworks in the museum. Please...
Museum Guide: Self-Guide: Medieval and Renaissance Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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
This teaching packet presents an overview of René Magritte's life, including important events, influences, sylisitc developments, and recurring themes. A brief synopsis of the artistic movement of...
Teacher Manual: René Magritte
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Rip Van Winkle attributed to John Quidor. Includes information about the artist...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Rip Van Winkle</em> attributed to John Quidor
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