Art Imitating Life
Students investigate art to discover the role of women in history. In this fine arts lesson, students examine art pieces from the Internet and identify the time period and the civilization it came from. Students discuss their observations.
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To Live Forever: Art and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
Students study the art of Ancient Egypt from the Boston Museum and complete several activities to analyze the art and its content. In this art analysis activity, students read background information about Ancient Egypt art and the...
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Nikhil Chopra: Performing Memory
Film imitates life; that's what they say. Using performance theory to tie the lesson together, learners attempt to understand memory and daily rituals as seen in art, film, and life. They read two chapters from the book, watch the...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Carrying on the Storytelling Tradition
Students examine the art of Clementine Hunter, a Creole folk artist. They compare Hunter's Folk Art style with Grandma Moses' Primitive work. They then draw an important memory in Hunter's style, and describe their drawing orally for a...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts