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In this lesson plan, students will explore the life and portraits of Frederick Douglass in order to gain an understanding of the history of slavery in...
Lesson Plan: Heroes in Art
On January 1, 1863, after the Civil War Battle of Anteitam, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. To gain an appreciation of the slavery issue in the Civil War,...
Lesson Plan: Freed from Slavery
Learn about an artwork made from found objects and construct one yourself. Includes an art-making activity. Introduction: Richard Hunt's...
Family Activity: Finding Art
Walter Ellison portrayed a train station in his native Georgia and commented on the racial climate in the United States in the 1930s. White Southerners board trains for vacation destinations, while...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
The image represents the long-awaited return of Odysseus, which is the climax of the epic poem the Odyssey by Greek poet Homer. Romare Howard Bearden's use of collage gives a modern look to this...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Return of Odysseus (Homage to Pintoricchio and Benin)</em> by Romare Bearden
Introduce your students to 19th- and 20th-century African American art in the Art Institute's collection from works by Henry Ossawa Tanner to Kerry James Marshall's mural-sized paintings. This manual...
Teacher Manual: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
A brief essay focusing on the work of Walter Ellison, specifically Train Station and The Sunny South. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
A brief essay focusing on Richmond Barthé's The Boxer. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Boxer</em> by Richmond Barthé
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
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