Renaissance Art Teacher Resources
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How Art Gives Shape to Cultural Change
"Can a museum be a catalyst in a community? Can a museum house artists and allow them to be change agents as communities re-think themselves?" Watch as curator Thelma Golden re-imagines the museum as a think tank and explores the capacity of artists to understand and re-write history.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 2: The Renaissance, A Rebirth That Led to New Ideas
Ninth graders explore the Renaissance. In this Renaissance activity, 9th graders research the art an artists of the era in order to create posters that present the attributes of the art and the artists.
9th Social Studies & History 15 Views 82 Downloads
The Art of the Italian Renaissance
Feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful and important art of the Renaissance, including paintings, sculptures, and architecture. The slides take care to detail the characteristics of each art form, but the presentation really lends itself to the interpretations of the viewer - just as the finest art tends to do.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 103 Downloads
Lesson 1: The Renaissance, A Rebirth That Led to New Ideas
Ninth graders explore how the Renaissance functioned as a rebirth of learning. For this Renaissance lesson, 9th graders discuss the influence of the Catholic Church on society during the era and then research Renaissance writers and artists.
9th Social Studies & History 16 Views 42 Downloads
The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture
Students examine the men and women who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Individually, they recreate their favorite pieces of art from the time period and create their own original works after reading poem from the movement. In groups, they discuss the conditions of Harlem that made it possible for the Harlem Renaissance to occur.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 154 Downloads
The Harlem Renaissance: Black American Traditions
Students examine the time period of the Harlem Renaissance. As a class, they are introduced to five artists and discuss their art and techniques. Using the internet, they also research the philosophers of the time period and how situations were different after the movement.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 60 Downloads
Uncovering Renaissance Secrets
Students explore Leonardo Da Vinci's workshop and get a glimpse into what it was like to live like an artist in the Renaissance. They discover how other aspects of civilization evolved during the Renaissance and why.
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 27 Views 167 Downloads
Pieter Bruegel the Elder Northern Renaissance
Take a quick trip through the art that defined the Northern Renaissance. Focused on the art of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, this presentation shows his work and analyzes it in terms of social and historical context. Tip: This would be a good resource to use at an independent work station.
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
African-American Art and the Political Dissent during the Harlem Renaissance
Students are introduced to the culture of African American art. Using the internet, they research the events surrounding the Harlem Renaissance and discover how it produced a wide variety of art and literature. To end the instructional activity, by analyzing different pieces of artwork by various artists to identify the political statement in the art.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Renaissance Festival: Classroom Study Guide
This resource incorporates a variety of worksheets on the Renaissance, from crossword puzzles and timelines to an activity designing a family coat of arms. If you are considering hosting a Renaissance fair in your class or you're searching for activities that offer a broad overview of the period, then this is a good resource to get you started.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 26 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fifth graders examine the rise of the Renaissance and the contributions and roles of various groups such as ancient Greeks, Muslim scholars, the aristocracy, the Catholic Church, and tradesmen. They develop and write a report on a Renaissance figure.
5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads
The Harlem Renaissance
Beauty, art, and truth is the creed of the poet, and the Harlem Renaissance was all of those things. Discover the reasons for the great migration north, the poets, musicians, and artists that were part of the Harlem Renaissance. Slides contain images and great information on many influential people of the time, as well as their contributions to modern American culture.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 57 Downloads
Medieval and Renaissance Art at the Art Institute
Students examine several Medieval and Renaissance works of art, including painting and sculpture, at the Art Institute of Chicago. They use worksheets and discussion questions to enhance their interpretation of the pieces.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads