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Explore the fundamentals of the social studies curriculum through works in the Art Institute's collection. This packet can be used to teach across the curriculum; strengthening children's...
Teacher Manual: Self, Family, and Community
A brief essay focusing on Marion Perkins' Man of Sorrows. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Man of Sorrows</em> by Marion Perkins
A brief essay focusing on Cabin in the Cotton by Horace Pippin. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Cabin in the Cotton</em> by Horace Pippin
A brief essay focusing on Martin Puryear's Lever #1. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggesstions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Lever #1</em> by Martin Puryear
Step into the light-filled scene that Tanner depicted and learn about the artist's upbringing and career.
Video: Tanner's <em>The Two Disciples at the Tomb</em>
Dawoud Bey presents photographs from his recent book Class Pictures: Portraits of American Teenagers and discusses his work with David Travis, chair of the Department of Photography.
Audio Lecture: Dawoud Bey
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
As part of our American Perspectives season, distinguished literary scholar and Stanford professor Arnold Rampersad explores the relation ship between jazz and the work of Langston Hughes and Ralph...
Audio Lecture: Arnold Rampersad on Ralph Ellison
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
Sam Stephenson, media historian, sheds new light on Thelonious Monk's famous Town Hall Concert through newly available film and audio clips by W. Eugene Smith, one of Time-Life's greatest...
Audio Lecture: Jazz Connection: Revisiting Thelonious Monk's Town Hall Concert
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