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This Art Institute manual uses the kimono to explore Japanese cultural history and to stimulate multicultural discoveries in art, social studies, and language arts. Includes a historical essay,...
Teacher Manual: The Japanese Kimono
Let art take you on a journey through space! This manual explores concepts of space travel as depicted in the collection of the Art Institute, from 17th-century Italian sculpture to 20th-century...
Teacher Manual: Exploration and the Cosmos
Molly Faries, Indiana University, reviews recent studies on old master paintings made possible by new infrared reflectograms and other technologies.
Audio Lecture: Painting Forensics: Investigating Northern Renaissance Art
An esteemed artist and teacher, Theaster Gates is coordinator of arts programming at the University of Chicago. Recent exhibitions include Speaking of Passage, Life After Qualls at the South Side...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Theaster Gates Connects with Japanese Ceramics
Sheila Canby, curator of Islamic Art at the British Museum, discusses landmark structures built for the Shia Safavid dynasty.
Audio Lecture: Sufis, Shi'ites, and Shahs: The Great Shrines of Iran, 1500-1650
Art Institute curator Kathleen Bickford Berzock introduces the special exhibition Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria.
Audio Lecture: Benin--Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Art Institute's acquisition of this masterpiece by El Greco, art historian Richard Mann tells the exciting story of the painting's commission, its stylistic...
Audio Lecture: El Greco's <em>Assumption of the Virgin</em>
Bruce Boucher, Curator of Sculpture, Medieval to Modern European Paintings and Sculpture, presents a lecture focusing on highlighted treasures in the Art Institute permanent collections.
Audio Lecture: Encyclopedic Museums—Cabinets of Curiosity
Henri Zerner, Harvard University, reveals a confluence of influences that resulted in extraordinary works by the Master of Anne de Bretagne.
Audio Lecture: The Pigouchet Hours: A Small Masterpiece by a Great Parisian Master
Art Institute exhibition curator Martha Wolff provides insight into the rich and varied court arts of France around 1500 in the seminar also featuring two University of Chicago faculty members, art...
Audio Lecture: Seminar: Kings, Queens and Courtiers: Art in Early Renaissance France, Martha Wolf
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