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489 reviewed resources for renaissance art

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Are You an Art Sleuth?

For Teachers 6th
Guide your class on an art adventure sharping with them the changes reflected in Renaissance art. Students will use a T-Graph and a Venn Diagram to compare what they notice in art from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. They will note...
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Medieval and Renaissance Art: Botanical Symbolism

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the significance of flowers in art from two periods. In this Medieval and Renaissance art lesson, students research the presence and meaning of botanical illustrations in twelfth, thirtieth, and fourteenth century...
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The Art of the Italian Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Where to begin? The art of the Italian Renaissance is such a rich topic, with new techniques, new styles, and an emphasis on new subject matter. Images created by the greats such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Botticelli are...
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Italian Renaissance Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pictures are worth a thousand words, especially when you can analyze them in a historical and cultural context. Check out some of the major art and artists that defined the Italian Renaissance. Here are several images that exemplify...
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The Art of the Italian Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Northern Renaissance Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
The 15th and 16th centuries marked one of the most interesting periods in European art history. The deep symbolism, allegory, rich imagery, and iconography can be found in this extensive and well-organized slideshow. From El Greco to...
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Renaissance Art Exhibit

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the attributes of Renaissance art. For this Renaissance lesson, students create PowerPoint presentations that feature the ideals and achievement of the time period.
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Medieval and Renaissance Art at the Art Institute

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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.
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How Art Gives Shape to Cultural Change

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"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...
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Is There a Difference Between Art and Craft?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How do we come to view objects and artifacts as art? What terms and ideas do we associate with craft instead? The distinction between art and craft may be subtle, but has profound roots in art history and the development of western...
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How to Analyze Art

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How does analyzing art differ from analyzing text? Young historians consider a piece of Italian Renaissance art and practice another type of primary source analysis through a close look and discussion of Bernardo Zenale's Madonna and...
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The Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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How to Find the True Face of Leonardo

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek describes how he analyzed over 700 of Leonardo's works in order to determine an image of the face of the famed Renaissance man. Try flipping the lesson and adding your own assessment and discussion questions...
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Late Gothic/Proto Renaissance Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Whether or not used for AP art history and humanities classes, this 89-slide PowerPoint focused on Late Gothic and Proto-Renaissance Period in art and architecture (late 1200s - 1300s) will prove interesting. Information about the period...
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Renaissance Music Questions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Add a comprehension resource to a unit on the Renaissance or music of the Renaissance period. Middle schoolers answer eight comprehension questions and complete ten additional questions in order to fill out a crossword puzzle. 
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Renaissance Art: Flash Cards

For Students 7th - 9th
Flash cards are a great way to study new concepts, especially those with specific dates and names. Hand out this stack of ten cards to your class and give them a chance to study Renaissance art. Van Dyke, Ruben, Dante, Durer, Velasquez,...
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Investigating the Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The work of Langston Hughes opens the door to research into the origin and legacy of the Harlem Renaissance and how the literature of the period can be viewed as a commentary on race relations in America. In addition, groups are assigned...
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Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Review

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Review key terms, vocabulary, sequence of events, and themes from the Renaissance and Reformation with this textbook chapter review. While designed by a publisher for a particular text, this resource can be incorporated into any...
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Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Test

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This simple textbook assessment begins with a series of five short answer questions on major ideas from the Renaissance and Reformation. Then, young historians use their knowledge of artistic styles and developments from the period to...
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Eye-Popping Op Art

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners examine and discuss work of Hungarian artist Victor Vasarely, recognize visual components of Op Art, compare traditional Renaissance perspective with Op Art's illusion of three-dimensional space, and create original painting...
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Northern Renaissance Art

For Teachers 8th - 10th
The Northern Renaissance is the period of enlightenment that occurred outside of Italy (1500-1615). Explore the visual works of Northern Renaissance artists Bosch, Van Eyck, Bruegel, and Durer in this visual presentation. 
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Fifteenth Century Northern Renaissance Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The influence of the Medici and Pope Nicholas V. works by Donatello, Botticelli, Verrocchio and other artists are featured in a 139-slide PowerPoint focusing on Italian Renaissance art. 
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Mannerism (1520-1600)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young artists are immersed into the tranformative world of Manneristic Art and Architecture during the Renaissance in this vivid presentation. Providing not only clear and concise charactertistics of Mannerism but examples of many...
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Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Individuals expressed the Harlem Renaissance in diverse forms of art, ranging from poetry to photography to painting. Learners explore pieces using a carefully curated collection from the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Included lessons ask...

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